Jason Whittaker
The Divine Essence of Things – Nick Cave and William Blake
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Described by Nick Cave as a poet whose company he constantly enjoys, William Blake has had a long influence on Cave's work.
Review—WILLIAM BLAKE’S UNIVERSE
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A beautifully illustrated book that explores William Blake's relationship with Europe against a backdrop of political turmoil.
Sweet Roaming: William Blake and the Fugs
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Among the very first popular musical settings of Blake's music were those by The Fugs in the 1960s.
Review: William Blake – Visionary
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The Catalogue for the latest Blake exhibition at the J. Paul Getty museum is a beautiful and erudite contribution to Blake's art.
Review: Lucy Cogan – Blake and the Failure of Prophecy
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A review of Lucy Cogan's study of how Blake's perceptions of prophecy changed during his long career.
Review: Joseph Viscomi – William Blake’s Printed Paintings
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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.
Review: Linda Freedman – William Blake and the Myth of America
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Blake’s influence on American writers and artists has been profound throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries as Linda Freedman demonstrates.
Review: Naomi Billingsley – The Visionary Art of William Blake
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While Blake’s visual art tends to be studied less than his poetry, this book by Naomi Billingsley provides valuable insights into his religious art.