Arts and Culture
Projects and Publications
VALA, The Journal of the Blake Society
A network dealing with the reception of William Blake
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A comprehensive guide to Blake's life and his written and artistic works
The Journal of The Blake Society
A magazine with articles, poems, stories and new art inspired by Blake
Blake Bites and more
A collection of videos about William Blake
“And all must love the human form”: Empire, London, and Islam in S.F. Said’s Tyger
While long influenced by William Blake, S.F. Said’s latest novel is his most Blakean yet.
Jez Butterworth’s Sons of Albion
Jez Butterworth's play, Jerusalem, has returned to London a decade after the original performance. This review explores how much the play owes to William Blake.
Review: Fake Blakes
A new digital exhibition at The William Blake Archive shows us just how hard it can be to tell real from fake Blakes.
Review: Lucy Cogan – Blake and the Failure of Prophecy
A review of Lucy Cogan's study of how Blake's perceptions of prophecy changed during his long career.
William Blake’s Printed Paintings: Review
1795 was an incredible year of innovation for William Blake, not least for the series that has become known as the large colour prints. Joseph Viscomi traces the genesis of this remarkable series.
Visions of Saint Maud
Review: John Higgs – William Blake Now
During my near thirty years of studying Blake, there have
Review: William Blake, Tate Britain
As the director of Tate Britain, Alex Farquharson, observes in
Review: Music roundup for early 2019
This year has been a very active year for adaptations
Leslie Wilber presents an extraordinary visual response to Blake's mythology of the Four Zoas.
A Moving Illustration of William Blake’s Mythology
Opposition,’ says William Blake, ‘is true friendship’. So opens the Foreword to Defence of the Devil by Eugene Halliday.
- Hephzibah Yohannan explores the Blakean writings of Eugene Halliday
For some commentators, it is this engagement with Blake which leads Maud into her deep obsession, but in truth Maud doesn't really understand Blake at all.
- Jason Whittaker, Visions of Saint Maud