Global Blake contributor, Matthew Leporati, has just published his first book, Romantic Epics and the Mission of Empire, which includes a chapter on Blake entitled "‘Mark Well My Words! They Are of Your Eternal Salvation’ William Blake’s Milton As Missionary against Empire":
Matthew Leporati is an Associate Professor of English at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. His forthcoming book, Romantic Epics and the Mission of Empire (Cambridge UP), studies the epic revival of the Romantic period in the context of the evangelical turn of British imperialism. Among his scholarly publications are several peer-reviewed articles on William Blake, and he runs a blog on Finnegans Wake (www.TheSuspendedSentence.com).