WILLIAM BLAKE (1757 - 1827)






  • Anthologies:

    • The Complete Poetry and Prose.  Ed. David V. Erdman.  1988.

    • The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake.  Ed. Harold Bloom.  1982.

    • Complete Writings.  Ed. Geoffrey Keynes.  Nonesuch, 1966.

    • Poetry and Prose of William Blake.  Ed. David V. Erdman and Harold Bloom.  New York: Doubleday, 1965.

    • The Writings of William Blake.  1893.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • "A Vision of the Last Judgment."  1810.

      • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  413.

    • "A Descriptive Catalogue."  1809.

      • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  411-413.

    • "Annotations to Reynolds' Discourses."  1808.

      • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  401-411.

    • Jerusalem.  1804-1818.

    • Milton: a Poem in a Book To Justify the Ways of God to Men.  1804-1808.

    • The Four Zoas.  1795-1804.

    • The Book of Ahania.  1795.

    • The Book of Urizen.  1794.

    • America: a Prophecy.  1793.

    • Songs of Experience.  1793.

    • Visions of the Daughters of Albion.  1793.

    • The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.  1790-1793.

      • Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  401.

    • The Book of Thel.  1789.

    • Songs of Innocence.  1789.

    • "All Religions are One."  1788.

    • "There is No Natural Religion."  1788.

    • Poetical Sketches.  1783.


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  • Anthologies:

    • Adams, Hazard, ed.  Essays on William Blake.  1991.

    • Bentley, Gerald, ed.  William Blake: the Critical Heritage.  London: Routledge, 1875.

    • Bottrall, Margaret, ed.  William Blake

    • Erdman, David, et al., eds.  Blake’s Visionary Forms Dramatic.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1970.

    • Hilton, Nelson, ed.  Essential Articles for the Study of William Blake, 1970-1984.  Hamden, CT: Archon, 1986.

    • Hilton, Nelson, and Thomas A. Vogler, eds.  Unnam’d Forms: Blake and Textuality.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1986. 

    • Lucas, John, ed.  William Blake.  London: Longman, .

    • Miller, Dan, Mark Bracher, and Donald Ault, eds.  Critical Paths: Blake and the Argument of Method.  Durham: Duke UP, 1987. 

    • Phillips, Michael, ed.  Interpreting Blake.  Cambridge: CUP, 1978.

    • Punter, David, ed.  William Blake.  London: Macmillan, 1992.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Adams, Hazard.  "The Blakean Symbolic."  Philosophy of the Literary Symbolic.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1983.  99-116.
    • Adams, Hazard.  William Blake: a Reading of the Shorter Poems.  1963.

    • Bindman, David.  "Blake's Vision of Slavery Revisited."  Huntington Library Quarterly 58.3-4 (1997): 373-382.

    • Bloom, Harold.  Blake's Apocalypse: a Study in Poetic Argument.  New York: Doubleday, 1963.

    • Bloom, Harold.  "William Blake."  The Visionary Company

    • Bruder, Helen.  William Blake and the Daughters of Albion

    • Damon, S. Foster.  A Blake Dictionary: the Ideas and Symbols of William Blake.  Providence: Brown UP, 1965.

    • Damon, S. Foster.  William Blake: his Philosophy and Symbols.  London: Constable, 1924.

    • Eaves, Morris.  Blake's Theory of Art.  1982.

    • Eliot, T. S.  "Blake."  Blake.  Ed. Margaret Bottrall.  93-98.

    • Erdman, D. V.  Blake: Prophet Against Empire.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1954.

    • Essick, Robert N.  William Blake and the Language of Adam.  1989.

    • Ferber, Michael.  The Social VIsion of William Blake.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1985.

    • Fisher, P. F.  The Valley of Vision.  1961.

    • Frye, Northrop.  "Blake After Two Centuries."  Blake.  Ed. Margaret Bottrall.  160-174.

    • Frye, Northrop.  "Blake's Treatment of the Archetype."  1950.  English Romantic Poets.  Ed. Abrams.  55-71.

    • Frye, Northrop.  Fearful Symmetry.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1947.

    • Frye, Northrop, ed.  Blake: a Collection of Critical Essays.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966.

    • Gilchrist, Alexander.  The Life of William Blake.  1863.

    • Glen, Heather.  Vision and Disenchantment: Blake's Songs and Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads.  Cambridge: CUP, 1983.
    • Hilton, Nelson.  Literal Imagination: Blake's Vision of Words.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1983.

    • Hirsch, E. D.  Innocence and Experience

    • Keynes, Geoffrey.  William Blake: Songs of Innocence and of Experience.  New York: OP, 1967.

    • Lee, Debbie.  "Intimacy as Imitation: Monkeys in Blake's Engravings for Steadman's Narrative."  Slavery and the Romantic Imagination.  Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2002.  66-119.
    • Makdisi, Saree.  William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

    • Makdisi, Saree.  "William Blake and the Universal Empire."  Romantic Imperialism: Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity.   Cambridge: CUP, 1998.  154-172.
    • Marshall, Peter.  William Blake: Visionary Anarchist.  1988.

    • Mee, J.  Dangerous Enthusiasm: William Blake and Culture of Radicalism in the 1790s.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1992.

    • Mitchell, W. J. T.  Blake's Composite Art

    • Paley, Morton D.  Energy and the Imagination: a Study of the Development of Blake’s Thought.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1970.

    • Punter, David.  Blake, Hegel and Dialectic.  Amsterdam: Free Press, 1982.

    • Schorer, Mark.  William Blake: the Politics of Vision.  New York: Henry Holt, 1946.

    • Singer, June.  The Unholy Bible

    • Stempel, Daniel.  "Blake, Foucault and the Classical Episteme."  PMLA 96 (1981): 388-407.

    • Thompson, E. P.  Witness Against the Beast: William Blake and the Moral Law.  1993.




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