Beastly Blake

Beastly Blake

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319897875
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/27/2018
Series: Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Helen P. Bruder, amateur, published William Blake and the Daughters of Albion in 1997. She's been thinking about, and working on, Blake and gender ever since. Currently she's also writing limericks on rustic themes.

Tristanne Connolly is Associate Professor of English at St Jerome’s, University of Waterloo, Canada. She published William Blake and the Body in 2002 and has since published several articles and edited several essay collections on Blake and on British Romantic literature, particularly on gender and sexuality, and science and medicine.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: ‘Conversing with the Animal forms of wisdom’: Helen P. Bruder and Tristanne Connolly.- 2. Blake’s ‘Horses of Instruction’: Kurt Fosso.- 3. Blake’s ‘Auguries of Innocence’ as / in Radical Animal Politics c. 1800: Anne Milne.- 4. In the Company of Wolves: Blake’s Lyca Poems as Political Fable: Elizabeth Effinger.- 5. Apocalyptic Visions, Heroism, and Intersections of the Human and ‘the Not Human’ in Blake’s Milton: Diane Piccitto.- 6. Blake as Shaman: The Neuroscience of Hallucinations and Milton’s Lark: David Worrall.- 7. Bestial Metamorphoses: Blake’s Variations on Trans-human Change in Dante’s Hell: Luisa Calè.- 8. ‘How sweet is the Shepherds sweet lot’?: Sheep in Blake’s Designs: Hayley Flynn.- 9. ‘Train of Elephants’: Blake’s (Un)tamed Beasts and Hayley’s Animal Ballads: Mark Crosby.- 10. From Vampire to Apollo: William Blake’s Ghosts of the Flea (c. 1819-20): Sibylle Erle.- 11. News from the Thames (Blake! There’s Something in the Water): Bethan Stevens.

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