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Major Works: Forthcoming 18th Century Literature

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  1. The Collected Poems of Anna Seward

    Edited by Lisa L. Moore

    This critical edition of the poems of Anna Seward (1742-1809) re-establishes one of the most popular and prolific poets of the early Romantic period. Her work influenced Charllotte Smith and Mary Robinson and later both Wordsworth and Coleridge. Her reputation was so high that Sir Walter Scott...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    This set reissues eight books that examine the work and principles of William Blake. The titles were originally published between 1953 and 1998 and analyse and comment on all of Blake’s major works including his prophetic works and the Songs of Innocence and Experience. Taken as a whole, this set...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Blake's Heroic Argument

    By David Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1988, this book is a study of all Blake’s work in illuminated printing. It traces in particular, the development of his ideas on politics, religion, sexuality, and the imagination. There are substantial sections on some of Blake’s best-known works, including the Marriage of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Blake, Politics, and History

    Edited by Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, Christopher Z. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1998, this book formed part of an ongoing effort to restore politics and history to the centre of Blake studies. It adopts a three pronged approach when presenting its essays, seeking to promote a return to the political Blake; to deepen the understanding of some of the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reading Blake's Songs

    By Zachary Leader

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First appearing in 1981, this book was the first full-length study of the Songs of Innocence and Experience to be published in almost fifteen years. The book provides detailed readings of each poem and its accompanying design, to redirect attention to the nature and achievement of the book as a...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Twentieth-Century Blake Criticism

    Northrop Frye to the Present

    By Joseph P. Natoli

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1982 this book provides a bibliography of commentary, criticism, and scholarship on the works of William Blake. It covers the period from Northrop Frye’s Fearful Symmetry in 1947 to 1980. The criticism is organised according to eleven classifications in order to help direct the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Study of Blake

    By Max Plowman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1927 (this edition in 1967), this book is about Blake, his symbols, and their meanings. As Ward says in his forward, the volume goes beyond Blake, becoming universal and timeless, and is about Religion. Plowman’s book presents itself, not as a critical text,...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Organiz'd Innocence

    The Story of Blake's Prophetic Books

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1956, this book has been described by the author as something of a biographical novel, somewhere between formal scholarly criticism and a more creative form of writing. It looks at the meaning of Blake’s visions and how the troubles of his life affected his poems known as the...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Divided Image

    A Study of William Blake and W. B. Yeats

    By Rudd E. Margaret

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1953, this book examines Blake’s vision and its impact on the work of Yeats who imitated Blake in the hope that he might find that same vision. Margaret Rudd’s approach is literary as well as philosophical, and psychological and she discusses the work of both poets in this way....

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. William Blake's Epic

    Imagination Unbound

    By Joanne Witke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: William Blake

    First published in 1986, this book starts from the premise that Blake’s poem Jerusalem is in effect his defence of human imagination. The formal categories are literary but the aim is the philosophical one of Creating a System. The philosophic meaning emerges from the structure since its form is...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

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