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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
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.
Global Blake: Susanne Sklar
Susanne Sklar's presentation considers the ways in which the figure of Jerusalem serves to illustrate Blake's ideas of social and economic justice.
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.
Blakespotting: Inside No. 9, Last Night of the Proms
Series 6 of Inside No. 9 has been available for
Alchemy, Rosicrucianism, and the Grail – Bruce Dickinson’s Take on “Jerusalem”
“Jerusalem” is mostly known as a hymn written by Hubert
William Blake, “Jerusalem”, and the Royal Wedding
Despite finding myself somewhat at variance with the British public
L. A. Woman, A City Yet a Woman: Blake, Jim Morrison, and Prophecy
Morrison, 'An American Poet', and 'English Blake' are popularly espoused
Ten things you should know about Jerusalem
Once again Blake's "Jerusalem" is in the news. While the
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