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Top articles of the month:
Blake news for June included the publication of a new edition of Visions of the Daughters of Albion on the Blake Archive, as well as details of art exhibitions during the Summer and two forthcoming events in July.
Articles in Arts and Culture included two pieces by Keri Davies on composers inspired by Blake, Cornelius Cardew and John Sykes, as well as an article offering detailed notes on the new Blake prints due to go on display at Tate Britain. Some pop-culture posts included links to musings on the character of Lucas North from the BBC drama Spooks, who has a Blakean tattoo on his chest, and reflections on the end-of-millennium influence of Blake on the band Blur.
June also saw a review of W. C. Bamberger’s novel, On the Backstretch, influenced by Joyce Cary’s The Horse’s Mouth.
Podcasts of the month
New in June 2010:
A reading of two of Blake’s poems from Songs of Experience, “The Garden of Love” and “The Sick Rose”.
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