Volume 49, issue 2 of the Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is released today and includes an article by Kang-Po Chen, "Virgin Harlot Mother of War': William Blake and the Cultural Image of Prostitution":
Kang-Po Chen holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on British Romanticism, especially the works of William Blake, with particular attention to eroticism, violence, and religion. He has published articles in journals such as Wenshan Review: Literature and Culture, Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, and Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms. His current research project, funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, examines the cultural image of prostitution in eighteenth-century Britain and its representation in Blake's works.
The article is available at Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies. (Open access.)