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Beastly Blake

Author: Helen P Bruder; Tristanne J Connolly
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Palgrave studies in animals and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Blake's 'Human Form Divine' has long commanded the spotlight. 'Beastly Blake' shifts focus to the non-human creatures who populate Blake's poetry and designs. The author of 'The Tyger' and 'The Lamb' was equally struck by the 'beastliness' and the beauty of the animal kingdom, the utter otherness of animal subjectivity and the meaningful relationships between humans and other creatures. 'Conversing with the Animal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen P Bruder; Tristanne J Connolly
ISBN: 331989787X 9783319897875 9783030078584 3030078582
OCLC Number: 1029207160
Description: xix, 298 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 'Conversing with the Animal forms of Wisdom' / Helen P. Bruder and Tristanne Connolly --
Blake's 'Horses of Instruction' / Kurt Fosso --
Blake's 'Auguries of Innocence' as/in Radical Animal Politics, c.1800 / Anne Milne --
In the Company of Wolves: Blake's Lyca Poems as Political Fable / Elizabeth Effinger --
Apocalyptic Visions, Heroism, and Intersections of the Human and 'the Not Human' in Blake's Milton / Diane Piccitto --
Blake as Shaman: The Neuroscience of Hallucinations and Milton's Lark / David Worrall --
Bestial Metamorphoses: Blake's Variations on Transhuman Change in Dante's Hell / Luisa Calè --
'How sweet is the Shepherds sweet lot'? Sheep in Blake's Designs / Hayley Flynn --
'Train of Elephants': Blake's (Un)Tamed Beasts and Hayley's Animal Ballads / Mark Crosby --
From Vampire to Apollo: William Blake's Ghosts of the Flea, c.1819-1820 / Sibylle Erle --
News from the Thames (Blake! There's Something in the Water) / Bethan Stevens.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in animals and literature.
Responsibility: Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly, editors.

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