List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction; J.Whittaker , S.Clark & T.Connolly PART I: BLAKEAN CIRCULATIONS Mirrored Text / Infinite Planes: Reception Aesthetics in Blake's Milton; M.Lussier 'Rouze up, O Young Men of the New Age!': William Blake, Theodore Roszak, and the Counter Culture of the 1960s-70s; P.Otto Digital Blake 2.0; R.Whitson 'Rob & Plunder... Translate & Copy & Buy & Sell & Criticise, but not Make': Blake and Copyright Today; S.Dent 'New matter': Mona Wilson's The Life of William Blake 85 Years On; A.Whitehead PART II: BLAKE AND VISUAL ART Celebration and Censure: William Blake and Stories of Masterliness in the British Art World, 1930-1959; C.Trodd Blake and Surrealism; M.Sung 'The Sculptor Silent Stands before His Forming Image': Blake and Contemporary Sculpture; M.Crosby 'Mental Joy & Mental Health / And Mental Friends & Mental Wealth': Blake and Art Therapy; P.Simpson PART III: BLAKE IN FILM AND GRAPHIC ARTS 'And did those feet?': Blake and the Role of the Artist in Post-War Britain; S.Matthews Film in a Time of Crisis: Blake, Dead Man, The New Math(s), and Last Days; M.Douglas 'The end of the world. That's a bad thing right?': Form and Function from William Blake to Alan Moore; M.J.A.Green PART V: BLAKE IN MUSIC Blake Set to Music; K.Davies 'Only the wings on his heels': Blake and Dylan; S.Clark & J.Keery 'He Took a Face from the Ancient Gallery': Blake and Jim Morrison; T.Connolly 'Hear the Drunken Archangel Sing': Blakean Notes in 1990s Pop Music; D.Fallon 'Mental Fight', 'Corporeal War', and Righteous Dub: The Struggle for 'Jerusalem', 1979-2009; J.Whittaker Works Cited Index
MARK CROSBY Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Queen's University Belfast, UK KERI DAVIES Visiting Fellow in the School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University, UK SHIRLEY DENT Communications Director, Institute of Ideas, UK MARK DOUGLAS Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, University College Falmouth, UK DAVID FALLON British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, St Anne's College, Oxford, UK MATTHEW J.A.GREEN Associate Professor of Modern Literature, School of English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK JAMES KEERY Fred Longworth High School, UK MARK LUSSIER Professor of English, Arizona State University, USA SUSAN MATTHEWS Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Roehampton University, UK PETER OTTO Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia PHILIPPA SIMPSON Assistant Curator, the Tate, UK MEI-YING SUNG Department of History, FoGuang University, Taiwan COLIN TRODD University of Manchester, UK ANGUS WHITEHEAD Assistant Professor of English Literature, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore ROGER WHITSON Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, UK
STEVE CLARK Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, Japan. He has edited several collections of essays on Blake, most recently Blake, Modernity and Popular Culture with Jason Whittaker (2007) and Reception of Blake in the Orient with Masashi Suzuki (2006). TRISTANNE CONNOLLY Associate Professor of English at St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is the author of William Blake and the Body (2002), and editor of several essay collections including Liberating Medicine 1720-1835 with Steve Clark (2009) and Queer Blake with Helen P. Bruder (2010). JASON WHITTAKER Professor of Blake Studies and Head of the Department of Writing at University College Falmouth in Cornwall, UK. He has authored and edited eleven books, including Radical Blake: Influence and Afterlife from 1827 with Shirley Dent (2002), and is editor of the Blake 2.0 digital media network.
'A ground-breaking series of essays on the widely-spread and dynamic influence of Blake's composite art on the artistic practices of the twentieth century, right up to the emerging digital age.' - Professor Edward Larrissy, Queen's University Belfast, UK