Blake, Politics, and History

Blake, Politics, and History



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138939226
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/15/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction Jackie DiSalvo; Abbreviations and Short Titles Part I: Blake and the Question of Revolution 1. The Myth of Blake’s "Orc Cycle" Christopher Z. Hobson 2. Blake’s Bible of Hell: Prophecy as Political Program Stephen C. Behrendt 3. The Anxiety of Productio: Blake’s Shift from Collective Hope to Writing Self Eric V. Chandler 4. William Blake’s Figural Politics James E. Swearingen Blake and the Underground 5. "The Doom of Tyrants": William Blake, Richard "Citizen" Lee, and the Millenarian Public Sphere Jon Mee 6. Blake’s Tiriel and the Regency Crisis: Lifting the Veil on a Royal Masonic Scandal Marsha Keith Schuchard; Laboring into Futurity: A Response Joseph Wittreich Part II: Art and Politics 7. "Lovers of Wild Rebellion" : The Image of Satan in British Art of the Revolutionary Era John Hutton 8. The Mob and "Mrs Q": William Blake, William Benbow, and the Context of Regency Radicalism David Worrall; "The French Revolution," "America" and "Europe" 9. Politics and Desire in Blake’s the French Revolution Andrew Lincoln 10. "The Lion & Wolf shall cease": Blake’s America as a Critique of Counter-Revolutionary Violence William Richey 11. The Finite Revolutions of Europe Michael Ferber 12. Re-Framing the Moment of Creation: Blake’s Re-Visions of the Frontispiece and Title Page to Europe Peter Otto Part III: Blake, Empire and Slavery 13. Empire of the Sea: Blake’s "King Edward the Third" and English Imperial Poetry G. A. Rosso 14. Revolted Negroes and the Devilish Principle: William Blake and Conflicting Visions of Boni’s Wars in Surinam, 1772-1796 Anne Rubenstein and Camilla Townsend Blake and Women 15. Albion and the Sexual Machine: Blake, Gender and Politics, 1780-1795 Catherine L. McClenahan 16. Transfigured Maternity in Blake’s Songs of Innocence: Inverting the "Maternity Plot" in "A Dream" Harriet Kramer Linkin 17. Maenads, Young Ladies, and the Lovely Daughters of Albion June Sturrock Blake, Gender and Imperial Ideology: A Response Ann K. Mellor; Works Cited; Contributors; Index

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