Morton D. Paley is Emeritus Professor in the Department of English at the University of California at Berkeley. A well-known and widely-published critic on Romanticism, he received the Distinguished Scholar Award, Keats-Shelley Association of America in 2002, and a festschrift on Romanticism and Millenarianism, ed. Tim Fulford, was published by Palgrave in 2002 in his honour. His publications include:
Editor (with Meg Harris Williams), Linguistic Transformations in Romantic Aesthetics from Coleridge to Emily Dickinson. Lewiston, N.Y. Edward Mellen Press. 2002.
Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1999.
Portraits of Coleridge Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1999.
Coleridge's Later Poetry Oxford: The Clarendon Press. 1996. 2nd ed., 1999.
Editor, The Last Man by Mary Shelley. With an introduction and notes. Oxford. Oxford University Press. 1994.
Editor (with T. J. Fulford), Coleridge's Visionary Languages Cambridge and New York. Boydell and Brewer. 1993.
Jerusalem by William Blake. A newly edited text, with an introduction, commentaries on the poetry and the designs, and 105 reproductions. London: The Tate Gallery for The William Blake Trust, 1991.
The Apocalyptic Sublime London and New Haven. Yale University Press. 1986.
The Continuing City: William Blake's Jerusalem Oxford. The Clarendon Press. 1983.
William Blake Oxford. Phaidon. 1978. German translation by P. - M. Hottenroth. Stuttgart. W. Kohlhammer. 1978. New printing: Ware, Hens. Omega Books. 1983.
(With Robert N. Essick), Robert Blair's The Grave Illustrated by William Blake London. Scolar Press. 1982.
Editor (with Michael Phillips), William Blake: Essays in Honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes Oxford. The Clarendon Press. 1973.
Energy and the Imagination: A Study of the Development of Blake's Thought Oxford. The Clarendon Press. 1970.
Editor, Twentieth Century Interpretations of Songs of Innocence and of Experience Englewood Cliffs, N. J. Prentice-Hall. 1969.