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The following list is divided into the categories used in the most recent Checklist (Blake Newsletter, 4 [Fall 1970], 51-59).


Blake, William. Bureiku no tegami [Blake’s Letters], trans. Narumi Umetsu. Tokyo: Yashio Shuppan-sha, 1970. [Translations of 140 letters by Blake and a chronological history of his life.]

Boutang, Pierre. William Blake. L’Herne, 1970. [See the NEWS in this issue of the Newsletter for some French opinions of Boutang’s book.]

Léaud, Francis. William Blake. Armand Colin, 1968.


Allentuck, Marcia. [Publishing a letter written in the late nineteenth century by John begin page 74 | back to top Linnell, Jr., telling his correspondent about the first meeting between Linnell’s father and Blake], Blake Studies, 2 (Spring 1970), 66-67.

Geisler, Bruce L. “Concept of Forgiveness in Blake’s Gates of Paradise and Major Prophetic Poems: The Predicament of a Protestant Mystic in the Context of the Romantic Revolt,” Insight (University of Notre Dame, Kyoto), no. 2 (May 1970), 16-35.

Haya, Ken-ichi. “The Image of a True ‘God’: A Note on William Blake,” Oberon, 12 (March 1970), 15-19 [in Japanese].

Ikegaya, Toshiro. “Blake’s Illuminated Books,” Jissen Bungaku (Jissen Women’s College, Tokyo), no. 38 (December 1969), 66-74 [in Japanese].

Katsura, Fumiko. “Blake’s Myth of the Creation: The Book of Urizen,” Outlook, no. 13 (May 1970), 16-28 [in Japanese].

Matsushita, Senkichi. “The Revival of the Word ‘Glee’ meaning ‘Joy’ (or ‘Song of Joy’)—(1) In Blake’s Songs of Innocence,” Review of English Literature (Kyoto University), 25 (March 1970), 45-72 [in Japanese].

Mitchell, W. J. T. “Poetic and Pictorial Imagination in Blake’s The Book of Urizen,” Eighteenth-Century Studies, 3 (Fall 1969), 83-107.

Saito, Kuniji. “William Blake as a Poet and Painter,” The Meiji Gakuin Review (Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo), no. 155 (February 1970), 33-47 [in Japanese].

Stevenson, Warren. “ ‘The Tyger’ as Artefact,” Blake Studies, 2 (Fall 1969), 5-19. [This is a correction. “ ‘The Tyger’ as Artefact” was wrongly attributed to W. H. Stevenson in the Checklist.]


Blake’s America (videotape, one hour). An interpretation by Janet Warner and John Sutherland, produced by Robert Wallace. Available through York University, Toronto (made October 1970). [For a description of this videotape, see NEWS in this issue of the Newsletter.]

Our thanks to Mr. Kenji Nakamura of the University of Osaka, Japan, for the items of Japanese Blake scholarship listed above.

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