The William Blake Blog

Blake Bites: The Origins of Religion in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
In The Marriage, Blake provides one of the most original accounts of how religions came into existence through poetry.
Blake Sound Bites: To Spring
This audio-only podcast explores how Blake's first published poem, "To Spring", drew upon the work of James Thomson's The Seasons.
Blake Bites: Swedenborg and the Marriage of Heaven and Hell
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell began life as an anti-Swedenborg tract, but while Blake was scathing about the eminent philosopher, his opinions transformed during his lifetime.
Blake Sound Bites: Jerusalem by Mark Stewart and the Maffia
This audio-only podcast explores how Blake's first published poem, "To Spring", drew upon the work of James Thomson's The Seasons.
The Satanic Verses and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Salman Rushdie has lived under the threat of violence for many years for his novel, The Satanic Verses, which was greatly influenced by William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: U Chicago, 2011
Michael Phillips's beautiful and professionally-bound University of Chicago edition of
Mike Carey’s Unwritten Blake
As I argued in the introduction to the collection "William