query [Nightgowned adult in “The Little Boy Found”; errors and emendations]begin page 9 | ↑ back to top
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*Are we all mad to have thought that the nightgowned adult leading the lost boy to his mother (in the illustration to “The Little Boy Found”) is Jesus? In the May PMLA we are asked to see the leading adult as the Mother Herself — with halo. Can we?
Dr. Erdman also invites readers to submit “notice of errors or bright ideas about emendation” for use in an eventual third printing of his edition of Blake. (New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue at Forty-second Street).