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Projects and Publications
VALA, The Journal of the Blake Society
January 11-13, 2022
An international conference on 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
Blake Bites: What are the Dark Satanic Mills?
The phrase “dark Satanic Mills” is usually associated with the industrial revolution, but this short video suggests an alternative source in John Milton’s poetry.
Blake Bites: Why Does Newton Hold a Compass?
Newton is one of Blake's most iconic images. This video short explores why Newton is depicted so idiosyncratically.
Blake Bites: Who Made the Tyger?
William Blake's The Tyger is among the most popular of his poems and asks an important question: who made the tyger? God or the devil?
Blake Bites: Mind-Forg’d Manacles
William Blake's "London" includes one of his most famous lines. This video short explores its meaning.
Blake Bites: The Ancient of Days
The Ancient of Days is Blake's most iconic image - but who is actually depicted in his colour print?
In interviews, Blake seems to come readily to Morrison's lips. He demonstrates a basic acquaintance with famous lines from
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
- Tristanne Connolly: "How Much Did Jim Morrison Know About William Blake?"
Like Blake, I have lived in London all my life and therefore feel a deep affinity to some areas that are part of my own lived history.
- Louisa Albani interviewed by Caroline Anjali Ritchie
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