Description - Blake, Nation and Empire by David Worrall
This book examines Blake's work in the context of discourses of nation and empire, of the construction of a public sphere, and restores the longevity to his artistic career by placing emphasis on his work in the 1820s. Relevant contexts include technology, sentimentalism, Ireland and Catholic Emancipation, missionary prospectuses and body politics.
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Author Biography - David Worrall
DAVID WORRALL is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is Associate Editor of Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly, and his previous books include The Urizon Books (1995) and Blake in the Nineties (1999) with Steve Clark. STEVE CLARK is currently Visiting Professor at Nara Women's University, Japan. His previous publications include Historicizing Blake and Blake in the Nineties, both co-edited with David Worrall, The Reception of Blake in the Orient (forthcoming, 2006), co-edited with Masashi Suzuki, and Blake, Modernity and P