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Zoamorphosis

From the Collection: Vaughan Williams’s Job a Masque
This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams, among whose works was an important ballet inspired by William Blake's illustrations to the Book of Job.
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.
Blakespotting: Peaky Blinders and William Blake
The latest series of Peaky Blinders is drawing upon William Blake’s vision of England.
Blakespotting: New Blake Designs from Alexander McQueen
Blake-inspired pieces by the British fashion house, Alexander McQueen, continue to be developed in 2022.
Global Blake: Round Table
An open discussion of William Blake's global reception led by the conference organisers and keynote speakers.
Global Blake: Adriano Ercolani
In this wide ranging talk, Adriano Ercolani shows us some of the ways that Blake has been captured in popular culture in recent years.
Global Blake: Suellen Cordovil da Silva
In this presentation Suellen Cordovil da Silva shows some of the ways that Alan Moore's From Hell draws upon Blake.
Global Blake: David Smith
David Smith explores some of the ways in which Blake's multimodal prophecies align twentieth-century Japanese manga.
Global Blake: Elizabeth Effinger
Elizabeth Effinger probes the fleshy folds that link the bodies of William Blake and contemporary American photographer, Joel-Peter Witkin.
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This collection of music reviews from pre-Covid shows a number of particularly innovative interpretations of Blake by Susheela Raman, Michael Price, and Jim Jarmusch.
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Opposition,’ says William Blake, ‘is true friendship’. So opens the Foreword to Defence of the Devil by Eugene Halliday.
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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.