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Dissertations on Blake: 1963-1975

This bibliography deals with all doctoral dissertations concerning Blake and his work between the years 1964-74 and part of 1975. Entries are taken from the Fine Arts, Music, Religious Studies, and Language and Literature sections of Dissertation Abstracts and Dissertation Abstracts International, 1964-1976. All the information for ordering any dissertation directly from this bibliography is given below with each entry, except in rare cases in which it must be ordered directly from the University. In these cases, of course, no Xerox order number is given. The list is arranged chronologically by the date of the dissertation, and alphabetically within each year.


Rose, Edward Joseph. Mental Forms Creating: A Study in Blake’s Thought and Symbols. Order No. 64-8243. University of Toronto, 1963. 234 pp. DA 25(September) 1964, 1923.

Steiner, Henry-York. The Emanation and Its Spectres: William Blake’s Theory of Poetry. Order No. 64-4421. University of Oregon, 1963. 150 pp. DA 24(May) 1964, 4684.


Dorfman, Deborah. The Development of William Blake’s Reputation as a Poet in the Nineteenth Century. Yale University, 1964. [Not listed in DA]

Gillham, D. G. William Blake’s Account of the Imagination: A Critical and Historical Study of the Songs of Innocence and Experience. University of Bristol, 1964.

Ostriker, Alicia. William Blake: A Study in Poetic Technique. Order No. 64-3228. University of Wisconsin, 1964. 262 pp. DA 24(March) 1964, 3754.

Paley, Morton David. Energy and the Imagination: A Study of the Development of Blake’s Thought. Order No. 67-10,385. Columbia University, 1964. 410 pp. DA 28(August) 1967, 689A.

Vogler, Thomas. Preludes to Vision: The Epic Venture in Blake, Wordsworth, Keats and Hart Crane. Yale University, 1964. [Not listed in DA]


Durstine, Joan Marie. William Blake’s Theory of Art and Its Application to His Poetry. Order No. 65-10,819. Indiana University, 1965. 248 pp. DA 26 (November) 1965, 2748.

Moyer, Patricia A. William Blake: Critic of Art and Literature. University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1965.


Anderson, William Davis. “Awake Ye Dead”: A Study of Blake’s The Book of Urizen, The Four Zoas, and Jerusalem. Order 66-14,347. University of Texas, 1966. 183 pp. DA 28(October) 1967, 1386A.

Blackwell, J. C. William Blake and the English Empiricists. University of Bristol, 1966.

Flatto, Elie. The Social and Political Ideas of William Blake. Order No. 67-6017. New York University, 1966. 244 pp. DA 27(May) 1967, 3870A.

Rhodes, Jack Lee. A Study in the Vocabulary of English Romanticism: Joy in the Poetry of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, and Byron. Order No. 67-3344. University of Texas, 1966. 178 pp. DA 27(April) 1967, 3434A.

Shook, Margaret Lulu. Visionary Form: Blake’s Prophetic Art and the Pictorial Tradition. Order No. 67-5171. University of California, Berkeley, 1966. 325 pp. DA 27(June) 1967, 4265A.

Smith, William Marion. Four Songs on Texts by William Blake. [Original Text] Order No. 67-6480. Florida State University, 1966. 64 pp. DA 28(July) 1967, 254A.


Bishai, N. Z. The Light Thrown on the Poetry of Blake, Byron and Tennyson by the Composers who have Set Its Words to Music. University of London, Birkbeck College, 1967.

Campbell, William Royce. The Views of Blake and Shelley on Man in Society. Order No. 68-3975. begin page 55 | back to top University of Oregon, 1967. 250 pp. DA 28(March), 1968, 3632A.

Deboo, Kitayun Erachskaw. The Principle of the Cycle in James Joyce’s Ulysses and William Blake’s “The Mental Traveller.” Order No. 67-10,127. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1967. 202 pp. DA 28(August) 1967, 623A.

Hoover, Suzanne Robinson. William Blake in the Wilderness: The Early History of his Reputation. Order No. 70-17.018. Columbia University, 1967. 180 pp. DA 31(September) 1970, 1231A.

Howard, John Douglas, Jr. The Child Hero in the Poetry of Blake, Shelley, Byron, Coleridge, and Wordsworth. Order No. 68-508. University of Maryland, 1967. 218 pp. DA 28(January) 1968, 2647A.

Larson, Gary Dean. The Role of God in Blake’s Later Vision: The Fall and the Apocalypse. Order No. 68-7999. Emory University, 1967. 224 pp. DA 28 (June) 1968, 5059A.

Taylor, Clyde Russell. William Blake and the Ideology of Art. Order No. 68-9979. Wayne State University, 1967. 349 pp. DA 29(July) 1968, 277A.

Wang, Alfred Shih-pu. The Imagery in Blake’s Minor Prophecies. Order No. 68-4075. Tulane University, 1967. 117 pp. DA 28(March) 1968, 3652A.


Bogen, Nancy Ruth. A Critical Edition of William Blake’s Book of Thel, With a New Interpretation. Order No. 71-17,568. Columbia University, 1968. 246 pp. DAI 32(August) 1971, 908A.

Callahan, Patrick Jeremiah. Historical and Critical Problems in William Blake’s America. Order No. 69-9614. University of Nebraska, 1968. 237 pp. DAI 30(August) 1969, 717A.

Cherry, Charles Lester. Critical Edition of William Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion. Order No. 69-10,139. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1968. 197 pp. DA 29(June) 1969, 4452A.

Daly, Michael Joseph. The Marriage Metaphor and the Romantic Poetry of Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge. Order No. 69-609. University of Southern California, 1968. 264 pp. DA 29(January) 1969, 2254A.

Fite, Monte D. Yeats as an Editor of Blake, Interpretation and Emendation in the Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical. Order No. 69-10,161. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1968. 476 pp. DAI 31(July) 1970, 355A.

Goslee, Nancy Moore. Mutual Amity: Paradise Lost and the Romantic Epic. Order No. 69-13,111. Yale University, 1968. 524 pp. DAI 30(August) 1969, 723A.

Hall, Mary Starritt. Materialism and the Myths of Blake. Order No. 68-9681. Princeton University, 1968. 342 pp. DA 29(October) 1968, 1208A.

Helms, Loyce Randel. Artful Thunder: A Literary Study of Prophecy. Order No. 69-7056. University of Washington, 1968. 196 pp. DA 29(April) 1969, 3612A.

Kostelanetz, Anne Tidaback [Mellor]. The Human Form Divine in the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 68-16,1910. Columbia University, 1968. 313 pp. DAI 30(November) 1969, 1987A.

McGowan, James Denise. Rising Glories: A Study of William Blake’s Poetical Sketches. Order No. 68-17,799. Rutgers University, 1968. 222 pp. DA 29(January) 1969, 2221A.

Mitchell, William John Thomas. Blake’s Composite Art: The Relationship of Text and Illustration in the Illuminated Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 68-16,449. Johns Hopkins University, 1968. 279 pp. DA 29(December) 1968, 1874A.

Tayler, Irene. Visionary Forms Dramatic: William Blake’s Illustrations to the Poetry of Thomas Grey. Order No. 68-11,362. Stanford University, 1968. 235 pp. DA 29(September) 1968, 881A.


Borck, Jim Springer. William Blake: A Prophetic Tradition. Order No. 70-19,226. University of California, Riverside, 1969. 311 pp. DAI 31 (October) 1970, 1750A

Cowling, William Hammill. Blake and the Redeemer-Poet. Order No. 70-12,402. Indiana University, 1969. 205 pp. DAI 31(July) 1970, 382A.

Essick, Robert Newman. The Art of William Blake’s Early Illuminated Books. Order No. 69-19,699. University of California, San Diego, 1969. 218 pp. DAI 30(November) 1969, 2020A.

Frosch, Thomas Richard. The Awakening of Albion: The Renovation of the Body in William Blake’s Jerusalem. Order No. 69-15,896. Yale University, 1969. 339 pp. DAI 30(October) 1969, 1561A.

Gershgoren, Sid Carl. Millennarian and Apocalyptic Literature from Thomas Burnet to William Blake. Order No. 70-21,885. University of California, Davis, 1969. 316 pp. DAI 31(November) 1970, 2385A.

Heppner, Christopher Andreas Etzel. The Problem of Form in Blake’s Prophecies. DAI 32(July) 1971, 433A.

Humma, John B. From Transcendental to Descendental: The Romantic Thought of Blake, Nietzsche, Lawrence. Order No. 70-7288. Southern Illinois University, 1969. 312 pp. DAI 30(April) 1970, 4454A.

Huntley, Reid DeBerry. Thomas Wolfe’s Idea of the Imagination: Similarities to the Views of the Nineteenth Century English Romantic Poets and Critics. Order No. 70-12,067. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969. 416 pp. DAI 31(July) 1970, 390A.

Jackson, Mary Vera. A Study of the Use of Poetic Myth in the Work of William Blake From 1783-1794. Order begin page 56 | back to top No. 70-10,958. Washington University, 1969. 199 pp. DAI 30(June) 1970, 5410A.

Kolker, Robert Phillip. The Altering Eye: William Blake’s Use of Eighteenth-Century Poetics. Order No. 69-17,600. Columbia University, 1969. 324 pp. DAI 30(November) 1969, 1987A.

Lesnick, Henry G. Blake’s Antithetical Vision: A Study of the Structure of Jerusalem. Order No. 69-20, 584. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1969. 140 pp. DAI 30(December) 1969, 2533A.

Long, Kay Parkhurst. Unity in William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience: A Review and Discussion. Order No. 70-24,139. University of Tulsa. 1969 149 pp. DAI 31(December) 1970, 2884A.

Schicker, Stephen Mathias. The Rainbow Beneath the Ground: A Study of the Descent into Hell Metaphor in William Blake’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Gérard de Nerval’s Aurélia, and Arthur Rimbaud’s Une Saison en enfer. [Portions of the text in French] Order No. 70-12,804. Syracuse University, 1969. 177 pp. DAI 31(July) 1971, 369A.

Stein, Kenneth. Blake’s Apocalyptic Poetry: A Study of the Genre of Blake’s Prophetic Books. Order No. 69-20,742. Brandeis University, 1969. 249 pp. DAI 30(December) 1969, 2500A.

Taylor, Peter Alan. A Reading of Blake’s Milton. Order No. 69-12,772. University of Connecticut, 1969. 378 pp. DAI 30(August) 1969, 737A.

Watson, Alan McCabe. William Blake’s Illustrated Writings: The Early Period. Order No. 69-17,737. University of New Mexico, 1969. 335 pp. DAI 30 (October) 1969, 1538A.


Easson, Roger Ralph. The Rhetoric and Style of Apocalypse in William Blake’s Jerusalem. Order No. 70-24,138. University of Tulsa, 1970. 154 pp. DAI 31(December) 1970, 2873A.

Fox, Susan Christine. Hammer and Loom: The Design of Blake’s Milton. Order No. 71-16,238. Yale University, 1970. 305 pp. DAI 31(June) 1971, 6547A.

Goldstein, Laurence Alan. The Mercy of Eternity: Aspects of Regeneration in The Prelude and Milton. Order No. 71-13,868. Brown University, 1970. 265 pp DAI 31(June) 1971, 6548A.

Grimes, Ronald L. The Dynamics of Vision in the Major Prophetic Works of William Blake. Order No. 73-8950. Columbia University, 1970. 264 pp. DAI 33(April) 1973, 5816A.

Kremen, Kathryn Rebecca. The Imagination of the Resurrection: The Poetic Continuity and Conversion of a Religious Motif in Donne, Blake, and Yeats. Order No. 70-24,644. Brandeis University, 1970. 444 pp. DAI 31 (April) 1971, 5366A.

Lefcowitz, Barbara Freedgood. The Shaping Flame: Self, Nature, and Madness in the Poetry of Christopher Smart and William Blake. Order No. 71-4048. University of Maryland, 1970. 248 pp. DAI 31 (February) 1971, 4125A.

Levitt, Annette Esther. The Poetry and Thought of William Blake in Joyce Cary’s The Horse’s Mouth. Order No. 71-6332. Pennsylvania State University, 1970. 161 pp. DAI 31(March) 1971, 4778A.

Nelson, John Walter. Blake’s Minor Prophecies: A Study of the Development of his Major Prophetic Mode. Order No. 70-26,341. Ohio State University, 1970. 228 pp. DAI 31(January) 1971, 3514A.

Noer, Phillip Douglas. The Rhetorical Structure of Milton: An Introduction to the Reading of Blake’s Major Prophecies as Poetry. Order No. 71-8195. University of Minnesota, 1970. 385 pp. DAI 31 (April) 1971, 5418A.

Pierce, Hazel May Beasley. A Critical Study of William Blake’s Europe. Order No. 71-9579. University of Nebraska, 1970. 256 pp. DAI 31 (April) 1971, 5372A.

Sheraw, C. Darrel. Byron and the Course of Romantic Satire. Order No. 70-24,441. Ohio University, 1970. 194 pp. DAI 31(December) 1970, 2940A.

Spinks, Cary William. The Valley of Vision: A Study of Los in Blake’s Prophecies. Order No. 71-3656. University of Nebraska, 1970. 264 pp. DAI 31(February) 1971, 4136A.

Unruh, Donald John. Jerusalem: The Primitive Christian Vision of William Blake. Order No. 70-19,126. University of Southern California, 1970. 300 pp. DAI 31(October) 1970, 1819A.


Bandy, Melanie Flossie. The Idea of Evil in the Poetry of Blake and Shelley: A Comparative Study. Order No. 72-8364. University of New Mexico, 1971. 301 pp. DAI 32(March) 1972, 5218A.

Domke, Charlotte Frances. Progeny of Fire: A Study of Blake’s Satanic Images. Order No. 72-11,337. University of Texas at Austin, 1971. 258 pp. DAI 32(April) 1972, 5733A.

Drescher, Timothy Wallace. Art and Alienation in Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Order No. 71-14,134. University of Wisconsin, 1971. 209 pp. DAI 32(July) 1971, 386A.

Firstone, Evan Richard. John Linnell, English Artist: Works, Patrons, and Dealers. Order No. 72-411. University of Wisconsin, 1971. 281 pp. DAI 32(February) 1972, 4506A.

Frost, Everett Calvin. The Prophet Armed: William Blake’s Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Order No. 71-30,434. University of Iowa, 1971. 270 pp. DAI 32(November) 1971, 2685A.

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Haight, Richard Paul. Pope’s Dunciad and Blake’s Jerusalem: An Epic Eighteenth Century Dialogue. Order No. 72-15,217. Ohio State University, 1971. 228 pp. DAI 32(May) 1972, 6375A.

Holmberg, Carol E. A Study of William Blake’s Fourfold Perceptive Process as Interpreted by William Butler Yeats. Order No. 71-28,243. University of Minnesota, 1971. DAI 32(November) 1971, 2666A.

Johnson, David Edmund. Written Within and Without: Form and Structure in Blake’s Milton. Order No. 72-6173. University of Pennsylvania, 1971. 305 pp. DAI 32(February) 1972, 4614A.

Kauver, Elaine Mozer. Blake’s Botanical Imagery. Order No. 71-30,849. Northwestern University, 1971. 300 pp. DAI 32(December) 1971, 3255A.

Marks, Mollyanne Kauffman. Despair and Desire: A Study of William Blake’s Jerusalem and its Relation to Poetic Tradition. Order No. 72-17,140. Yale University, 1971. 233 pp. DAI 32(June) 1972, 6987A.

Ray, Ernest. William Blake and the Critical Development of William Butler Yeats. Order No. 71-30,596. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1971. 290 pp. DAI 32(November) 1971, 2652A.

Sachs, Myron. The Development of Blake’s Extended Myth. Order No. 72-30,304. Tufts University, 1971. 217 pp. DAI 33(December) 1972, 2903A.

Sanzo, Eileen Barbara. William Blake: Poet of the City in the Industrial Age. Order No. 72-21,145. New York University, 1971. 335 pp. DAI 33(August) 1972, 764A.

Tebbetts, Terrell Louis. A Critical Study of Blake’s America. Order No. 71-19,550. University of Arkansas, 1971. 235 pp. DAI 32(August) 1971, 987A.


Davies, James Mark Quentin. Blake’s Designs for Paradise Lost: A Critical Analysis. Order No. 73-13,521. University of Iowa, 1972. 410 pp. DAI 33(June) 1973, 6866A.

Doskow, Minna Levine. Structure and Meaning in William Blake’s Jerusalem. Order No. 72-28,890. University of Maryland, 1972. 316 pp. DAI 33(November) 1972, 2322A.

Eaves, Morris Emery. Blake’s Artistic Strategy. Order No. 72-24,402. Tulane University, 1972. 216 pp. DAI 33(September) 1972, 1165A.

Hampton, Nigel. William Blake’s “Art of Poetry” : A Critical Supplement to Five Minor Prophecies. Order No. 72-8897. University of Connecticut, 1972. 132 pp. DAI 32(March) 1972, 5185A.

Herzing, Thomas Wayne. Ceaseless Mental Fight: William Blake and Eighteenth-Century Thought. Order No. 72-29,493. University of Wisconsin, 1972. 330 pp. DAI 33(January) 1973, 4345A.

Jones, Warren. Blake’s Large Color-Printed Drawings of 1795. [Plates 1-8 not microfilmed at request of author. Available for consultation at Northwestern University Library] Order No. 73-10,240. Northwestern University, 1972. 196 pp. DAI 33(June) 1973, 6873A.

Mandell, Robert. The Emergence of Los Within Blake’s Archetypal Dialectic. Order No. 72-31,548. University of Wisconsin, 1972. 144 pp. DAI 33(February) 1973, 4354A.

Moore, Donald Keith. An Annotated Edition of William Blake’s Europe. Order No. 73-15,904. State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1972. 195 pp. DAI 34(July) 1973, 282A.

Smith, Catherine Findley. Pictorial Language in The Four Zoas by Blake. Order No. 72-24,844. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972. 142 pp. DAI 33(March) 1973, 5142A.

Tannenbaum, Leslie Warren. Dark Visions of Torment: Symbol and Structure in William Blake’s The Book of Urizen. Order No. 73-7221. University of Wisconsin, 1972. 222 pp. DAI 33(May) 1973, 6328A.

Taylor, Gary James. A Critical Edition of The Marriage of Heaven and Hell with Annotations. [Only Vol. I through p. 353 has been microfilmed at request of author. Facsimile edition and Vol. II with annotations available for consultation at University of Arkansas Library] Order No. 72-29,646. University of Arkansas, 1972. 361 pp. DAI 33(November) 1972, 2345A.

Welch, Dennis Martin. William Blake’s Apocalypse: A Theo-Psychological Interpretation. Order No. 72-21,710. University of Southern California, 1972. 362 pp. DAI 33(July) 1972, 736A.

White, Mary Elizabeth. Woman’s Triumph: A Study of the Changing Symbolic Values of the Female in the Works of William Blake. Order No. 72-28,681. University of Washington, 1972. 159 pp. DAI 33 (November) 1972, 2348A.

Whitehead, Frederick Allan. Studies in the Structure of European History in Blake’s Epics. Order No. 75-12,350. Columbia University, 1972. 242 pp. DAI 35(June) 1975, 7927A.

Wild, David Walter. The Emergence of Literacy: 1780-1860. Order No. 72-28,684. University of Washington, 1972. 255 pp. DAI 33(November) 1972, 2349A.


Bomberg, Pamela Starr. Blake and the Spectre of Milton. Order No. 73-24,947. Yale University, 1973. 323 pp. DAI 34(November) 1973, 2548A.

Christian, Diane. “The Eternal Body”: A Study of the Structural Metaphor in the Work of William Blake. Order No. 74-10,403. Johns Hopkins University, 1973. 520 pp. DAI 34(May) 1974, 7183A.

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Dilgard, Cynthia Corlew. The Structure of Jerusalem. Order No. 73-25,041. Vanderbilt University, 1973. 278 pp. DAI 33(November) 1973, 2553A.

Druian, Michael Gregory. Visual Imagination in Blake’s Jerusalem and Goethe’s Faust II. Order No. 73-20,199. University of Oregon, 1973. 159 pp. DAI 34(September) 1973, 1238A.

Dunlap, Ann Bush. Blake’s “The Mental Traveller” and the Critics. Order No. 74-8659. University of New Mexico, 1973. 193 pp. DAI 34(April) 1974, 6586A.

Fulbright, James Stephen. William Blake and the Emancipation of Woman. Order No. 74-9930. University of Missouri at Columbia, 1973. 118 pp. DAI 34(May) 1974, 7132A.

Hartley, William Joseph. The Golden String: William Blake’s Epistemology. Order No. 74-1346. Vanderbilt University, 1973. 271 pp. DA 34(February) 1974, 5102A.

Kellog, Seth. Tragic Generation: A Commentary on Some Works of William Blake and on the Book of Genesis. Order No. 73-31,103. University of Massachusetts, 1973. 270 pp. DAI 34(December) 1973, 3346A.

Koper, Peter Thomas. Authentic Speech: An Essay with Investigations of the Rhetoric of Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and William Blake. Order No. 74-8490. Texas Christian University, 1973. 136 pp. DAI 34(April) 1974, 6594A.

Minnick, Thomas Ludwig. On Blake and Milton: An Essay in Literary Relationship. Order No. 73-26,873. Ohio State University, 1973. 237 pp. DAI 34(November) 1973, 2641A.

Mitchell, John Edwin. Aeolian Visitations and the Harp Defrauded: Essays on Donne, Blake, Wordsworth, Keats, Flaubert, Heine and James Wright. Order No. 74-17,393. University of California at Santa Cruz, 1973. 237 pp. DAI 35(August) 1974, 1129A.

O’Brien, Michael William. Between Language and Voice: A Study of Aesthetic Experimentation in Blake, Whitman, Cummings, and Concrete Poetry. Order No. 74-5655. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973. 177 pp. DAI 34(March) 1974, 5985A.

Natoli, Joseph Phillip. A Study of Blake’s Contraries with Reference to Jung’s Theory of Individuation. Order No. 73-31,186. State University at Albany, 1973. 159 pp. DAI 33(December) 1973, 3351A.

Scott, Janis Marie McAtee. The Stubborn Structure of the Language: A Study of the Syntax of William Blake. Order No. 74-1324. University of Mississippi, 1973. 147 pp. DAI 34(February) 1974, 5148A.

Skelton, Susan. Blake, Novalis, and Nerval: The Poetics of the Apocalypse. A Study of Blake’s “Milton,” Novalis’ “Hymnen an die Nacht” and “Heinrich von Ofterdingen,” and Nerval’s “Aurelia.” Order No. 74-11,708. University of Southern California, 1973. 153 pp. DAI 34(May) 1974, 7247A.

Ziegelman, Lois Abrams. William Blake: The Lineaments of History. Order No. 73-32,417. Brandeis University, 1973. 375 pp. DAI 34(January) 1974, 4223A.


Baine, Mary Rion. Satan and the Satan Figure in the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 75-2554. University of Georgia, 1974. 137 pp. DAI 35(February) 1975, 5335A.

Behrendt, Stephen C. Liberating the Awakener: William Blake’s Illustrations to John Milton’s Poetry. Order No. 74-19,903. University of Wisconsin, 1974. 308 pp. DAI 35(January) 1975, 4415A.

Davis, John Lindsey. Blake and the Rhetoric of Humor. Order No. 74-24,847. University of Texas at Austin, 1974. 229 pp. DAI 35(November) 1974, 2936.

Derderian, Nancy Cebula. Against the Patriarchal Pomp! A Study of the Feminine Principle in the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 75-1477. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1974. 240 pp. DAI 35(January) 1975, 4425A.

Doggett, John Rentz, III. A Reading of William Blake’s The Book of Urizen. Order No. 74-24,849. University of Texas at Austin, 1974. 144 pp. DAI 35 (November) 1974, 2936A.

Gretton, Francis. Images of Color in the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 74-28,499. Columbia University, 1974. 296 pp. DAI 35(December) 1974, 3740A.

Hower, Harold E. The Aesthetics of Composite Art in William Blake’s Jerusalem. Order No. 74-28,277.

Kent State University, 1974. 277 pp. DAI 35(December) 1974, 3683A.

Keating, Ruth Aikman. A Fourth Dimension in Word and Picture: William Blake’s Theory of Imagination. Order No. 76-5059. Texas Woman’s University, 1974. 240 pp. DAI 36(March) 1976, 6115A.

Lento, Thomas Vincent. The Epic Consciousness in Four Romantic and Modern Epics by Blake, Byron, Eliot and Hart Crane. Order No. 75-13,784. University of Iowa, 1974. 258 pp. DAI 35(June) 1975, 7911A.

Middleman, Louis Isaac. William Blake and the Form of Error: Satiric Craft in the Engraved Minor Prophecies. Order No. 74-24, 197. University of Pittsburgh, 1974. 169 pp. DAI 35(November) 1974, 2947A.

Peterfreund, Stuart Samuel. A Program Toward Prophecy: Eighteenth-century Influences on the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 75-28,416. University of Washington, 1974. 391 pp. DAI 36(December) 1975, 3700A.

Rollins, Mark Edwin. The Necessity of Art: A Study of William Blake. Order No. 75-6078. University of Massachusetts, 1974. 229 pp. DAI 35(March) 1975, 6156A.

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Schlieper, Reinhold. William Blake, Philosopher: An Analysis of the Metaphysical System Underlying his Poetry. Order No. 75-5283. Ball State University, 1974. 297 pp. DAI 35(March) 1975, 6158A.

Shea, James P. Blake’s Archetypal Tyger: A More Comprehensive View. Order No. 74-22,304. Marquette University, 1974. 143 pp. DAI 35(October) 1974.

Singh, Gurbhabat. Meditations on William Blake: An Experimental Approach to his Poetry. Order No. 75-15,737. University of California at Santa Cruz, 1974. 211 pp. DAI 36(July) 1975, 286A.

Sanders, Jon Berry. The Desire of Man: A Reading of Blake’s The Four Zoas. Order No. 74-26,561. University of Oregon, 1974. 233 pp. DAI 35(December) 1974, 3698A.

Ward, Marney Jean McLaughlin. Text and Design in Blake’s Developing Myth. University of British Columbia (Canada), 1974. DAI 35(December) 1974, 3704A.

Waters, Gregory Leo. Blake and Rossetti. [One of three Ph.D. essays] Order No. 74-27,668. Rutgers University, 1974. 161 pp. DAI 35(December) 1974, 3775A.

Wilkinson, Carolyn. Perception, Action and Character: The Structure of Blake’s Jerusalem. Order No. 74-19,892. Michigan State University, 1974. 287 pp. DAI 35(September) 1974.


Bloxham, Laura Jeanne. William Blake and Visionary Poetry in the Twentieth-Century. Order No. 76-4344. Washington State University, 1975. 213 pp. DAI 36(February) 1976, 5275A.

Daeley, Carol Ann. Image of Infinite: William Blake’s Language of Poetry. Order No. 75-23,154. University of California at Riverside, 1975. 236 pp. DAI 36(October) 1975, 2215A.

Fairchild, Bertram Harry, Jr. “Such Holy Song”: Music as Idea, Form and Image in the Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 75-16,847. University of Tulsa, 1975. 143 pp. DAI 36(August) 1975, 900A.

Herrstrom, David S. Mythopoeia and Blake’s Major Prophecies. Order No. 75-28,539. New York University, 1975. 440 pp. DAI 36(December) 1975, 3652A.

Kaplan, Nancy. William Blake’s “The Four Zoas”: The Rhetoric of Vision. Order No. 75-34,204. Cornell University, 1975. 240 pp. DAI 36(November) 1975, 2846A.

Lechay, Daniel. T. The Escape From the Lonely Dell: Studies in Spenser, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Blake. Order No. 75-23,059. University of Iowa, 1975. 175 pp. DAI 36(October) 1975, 2220A.

Lowry, Mark Daniel. Relationship of Design, Color, and Text in the Stirling-Keir Copy of William Blake’s “Jerusalem.” Order No. 75-24,905. University of Texas at Austin, 1975. 164 pp. DA 36(November) 1975, 2846A.

Peterson, Jane E. Metric and Syntactic Experimentation in Blake’s Prophecies of 1788-1795. Order No. 75-27,724. University of Arkansas, 1975. 323 pp. DAI 36(December) 1975, 3661A.

Masterson, Donald Joseph. The Method of Openness and the Theme of Love in the Early Poetry of William Blake. Order No. 76-6862. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975. 207 pp. DAI 36(March) 1976, 6117A.

Salter, Thomas Norman. Toward a Symbology of Form in the Illuminations of Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Order No. 75-27,523. University of Massachusetts, 1975. 257 pp. DA 36(December) 1975, 3737A.

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