Newsletter – April Update – updates for April 2010

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Top articles of the month:

News on forthcoming conferences for Spring and Summer,, as well as reflections on Blake’s politics in the light of the forthcoming UK election:

On the continuing appeal of Blake in different genres of metal music,, as well as the career of Patti Smith.

Articles on the anniversaries of births and deaths of Mary Wollstonecraft, Peter Porter, Dante Rossetti, and Algernon Swinburne.

Reflections on Blake and science as well as the unfortunate affairs of Tiger Woods.

New reviews of Philip Pullman’s novel, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, as well as Martin Myrone’s book to the 2009 bicentenary exhibition of Blake’s 1809 show, Seen in My Visions.

New releases on Zoamorphosis

The Blake Disco was launched on MySpace in April, serving as a means to showcase Blake-inspired music through different channels and playlists on MySpace. Go to and become a friend of Blake’s music. Don’t forget you can also listen to Blakean music and watch videos on the William Blake Jukebox.

Finally, April saw publication of the second of the Zoamorphosis Essential Introductions, a short guide to Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience.

New podcasts in April 2010:

His Dark Materials – Blake and Pullman:

The Fall – Jerusalem:

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