Selected Reading

Bruder, Helen P. William Blake and the Daughters of Albion. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1997.

Darton, J. Harvey. “Blake and Verse for Children”. In Margaret Bottrall (ed.) William Blake, Songs of Innocence and Experience. Houndmills, Macmillan, 1970. Pp. 108-13.

Davis, Keri. “Rebekah Bliss: Collector of William Blake and Oriental Books”. In Steve Clark and Masashi Suzuki (eds.) The Reception of Blake in the Orient. London: Continuum, 2006.

Dorfman, Deborah. Blake in the Nineteenth Century: His Reputation as a Poet from Gilchrist to Yeats. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1969.

Fairer, David. “Experience Reading Innocence: Contextualizing Blake’s ‘Holy Thursday’.” Eighteenth-Century Studies, 35/4 (2002). Pp. 535-62.

Fish, Stanley. Is There a Text in this Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980.

Frye, Northrop. Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake. Revised edition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969.

Gilchrist, Alexander. Life of William Blake. Edited by Ruthven Todd. Revised edition. London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1945.

Hilton, Boyd. A Mad, Bad, and Dangerous People? England 1783-1846. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Hilton, Nelson. “Blake’s Early Works”. In Morris Eaves (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to William Blake. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 191-209.

Hutchings, Kevin. Imagining Nature: Blake’s Environmental Poetics. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

Jones, John H. “Blake’s Production Methods”. In Nicholas M. Williams (ed.) Palgrave Advances: William Blake Studies. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2006. Pp. 25-41.

Langland, Elizabeth. “Blake’s Feminist Revision of Literary Tradition in ‘The Sick Rose.’” In Dan Miller, Mark Bracher, and Donald Ault (eds.) Critical Paths: Blake and the Argument of Method. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1987. Pp. 225-43.

Lincoln, Andrew (ed.) Songs of Innocence and of Experience. London: Tate Gallery and William Blake Trust, 1991.

Marsh, Nicholas. William Blake, The Poems. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2001.

Mee, Jon. “The ‘insidious poison of secret Influence’: A New Historical Context for Blake’s ‘The Sick Rose’”. Eighteenth-Century Life, 22/1 (1998). Pp. 111-22.

Nurmi, Martin. “Fact and Symbol in ‘The Chimney Sweeper’ of Blake’s Songs of Innocence”. In Northrop Frye (ed.) Blake: A Collection of Critical Essays, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966.

Paulson, Ronald. “Blake’s Revolutionary Tiger.” In Harold Bloom (ed.) William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. New York: Chelsea House, 1987.

Phillips, Michael. William Blake: The Creation of the Songs. London: The British Library, 2000.

Royle, Edward. Revolutionary Britannia? Reflections on the Threat of Revolution in Britain, 1789–1848. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000.

Spink, Ian. “Haydn at St Paul’s – 1791 or 1792?” Early Music, 33/2 (2005). Pp. 273-80.

Srigley, Michael. “The Sickness of Blake’s Rose.” Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly 26 (1992). Pp. 4-8.

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

Viscomi, Joseph. Blake and the Idea of the Book. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1993.

—. “Illuminated Printing”. In Morris Eaves (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to William Blake. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 37-62.