Volume 41 · Issue 4

Spring 2008

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                        AN ILLUSTRATED QUARTERLY
                        Blake in the Marketplace, 2007
                        VOLUME 41
                        NUMBER 4
                        SPRING 2008


Blake in the Marketplace, 2007
By Robert N. Essick
Tracy Chevalier, Burning Bright
Reviewed by Grant F. Scott
Helen P. Bruder, ed., Women Reading William Blake
Reviewed by Anne K. Mellor
The Dates of Jerusalem
By G. E. Bentley, Jr.
Reply to G. E. Bentley, Jr.
By Aileen Ward
To “The Last Judgment by ‘B. Blake,’” Blake 41.3 (winter 2007-08)
By Morton D. Paley


G. E. Bentley, Jr., University of Toronto, retired

Martin Butlin, London

Detlef W. Dörrbecker, University of Trier

Robert N. Essick, University of California, Riverside

Angela Esterhammer, University of Zürich

Nelson Hilton, University of Georgia

Anne K. Mellor, University of California, Los Angeles

Joseph Viscomi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David Worrall, The Nottingham Trent University

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G. E. Bentley, Jr., is a recovering book collector but is still addicted to scholarship.

Robert N. Essick is a professor emeritus of English at the University of California, Riverside. Correspondence should be addressed to: Readers’ Services, Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108.

Anne K. Mellor is distinguished professor of English and Women’s Studies at UCLA. She is the author of Blake’s Human Form Divine (1974), Romanticism and Gender (1993), and many other books and articles on British romantic-era writing, especially by women, and on feminist theory.

Grant F. Scott is professor of English at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania and editor of Selected Letters of John Keats (Harvard, 2002), Joseph Severn: Letters and Memoirs (Ashgate, 2005) and most recently the online edition New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn <http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/brownsevern/index.html>. This semester he is teaching a senior seminar on Blake which will culminate in a student-curated exhibition of Blake’s work titled Wings of Fire: The Illuminated Books of William Blake (Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg, 19 March-19 April 2008).

Aileen Ward (Albert Schweitzer Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, New York University) is author of John Keats: The Making of a Poet and of articles and reviews on British romantic writers, and editor of selected works by Blake, Keats, and De Quincey. She is currently at work on a biography of Blake.


EDITORS: Morris Eaves and Morton D. Paley


REVIEW EDITOR: Alexander S. Gourlay


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Morton D. Paley, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley CA 94720-1030
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G. E. Bentley, Jr., 246 MacPherson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1A2 Canada

Alexander S. Gourlay, Department of English, Rhode Island School of Design, 2 College Street, Providence RI 02903-2717
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Cover: William Blake, Paolo and Francesca(?) (see pp. 140, 147, 148). Photo courtesy of Bonhams, London.

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