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Blake’s Private Affairs: Censoring Poetic Genius

The engraving from William Blake’s Plate 49 depicting Los engaged in sodomy is a non-secular subject in which Blake explicitly alludes to (but does not name) the tyrannical government in power- most likely of Napoleon’s, but openly assigned to treat authorities such as our current Trump presidency. Along with the anthropocentric charges, “Who creeps into […] Continue reading

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William Blake and Enlightenment Media 2012-04-05 10:42:07

“is this the Death Couch of Albion?/ Thou goest to Eternal Death & all must go with thee” This Comment is in response to kathcal’s “The Necessity of Going Down.” This comment serves to add more support in terms of textual evidence to her argument. The passage that was assigned is in sync with kathcal’s […] Continue reading

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