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Description - William Blake and the Body by Tristanne J. Connolly

William Blake and the Body re-evaluates Blake's central image: the human form. In Blake's designs, transparent-skinned bodies passionately contort; in his verse, metamorphic bodies burst from each other in gory, gender-bending births. The culmination is an ideal body uniting form and freedom. Connolly explores romantic-era contexts like anatomical art, embryology, miscarriage and twentieth-century theorists like those of Kristeva, Douglas, Girard to provide an innovative new analysis of Blake's transformations of body and identity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333968482
ISBN-10: 0333968484
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tristanne J. Connolly

TRISTANNE J. CONNOLLY is a Lecturer at Auburn University, Alabama. Her articles have appeared in Feminist Theology and Romanticism.

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