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Women Reading William Blake (Hardcover, First): Helen P. Bruder Women Reading William Blake (Hardcover, First)
Helen P. Bruder
R2,759 Discovery Miles 27 590 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Women Reading William Blake brings together the reflections and arguments of a varied group of women academics and artists and reveals a rich heritage of feminist scholarship. This landmark volume will be of great use for scholars and students of Blake as well as those interested in seeing how a community of women writers have responded.

William Blake and the Daughters of Albion (Hardcover): Helen P. Bruder William Blake and the Daughters of Albion (Hardcover)
Helen P. Bruder
R3,852 Discovery Miles 38 520 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

William Blake and the Daughters of Albion offers a challenge to the Blake establishment. By placing some of Blake's early prophetic works in startlingly new historical contexts (most provocatively those of female conduct and pornography) a very different image of the radical Blake emerges. The book shows what can be achieved when a challenging methodology, feminist historicism, is brought to bear on a canonical writer and on now canonized interpretations of his work.

Blake, Gender and Culture (Hardcover): Helen P. Bruder Blake, Gender and Culture (Hardcover)
Helen P. Bruder; Edited by Tristanne J. Connolly
R4,016 Discovery Miles 40 160 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Blake's combination of verse and design invites interdisciplinary study. The essays in this collection approach his work from a variety of perspectives including masculinity, performance, plant biology, empire, politics and sexuality.

Beastly Blake (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018): Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly Beastly Blake (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018)
Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly
R2,433 Discovery Miles 24 330 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

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 forms of wisdom night & day', Blake fathomed how much they have to teach us about creation and eternity. This collection ranges from real animals in Blake's surroundings, to symbolic creatures in his mythology, to animal presences in his illustrations of Virgil, Dante, Hayley, and Stedman. It makes a third to follow Queer Blake and Sexy Blake in irreverently illuminating blind spots in Blake criticism. Beastly Blake will reward lovers of Blake's writing and visual art, as well as those interested in Romanticism and animal studies.

Queer Blake (Hardcover): Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly Queer Blake (Hardcover)
Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly
R1,728 R1,551 Discovery Miles 15 510 Save R177 (10%) Out of stock

"Over the last decade, Romanticism and queer theory have been mutually illuminating and incredibly productive, but this canonical 'queering' has somehow veered away from William Blake. This collection looks anew at Blake's celebrated sexual visions, to see how they might appear once compulsory heterosex has been ditched as an interpretative norm"--Provided by publisher.

Blake, Gender and Culture (Paperback): Helen P. Bruder Blake, Gender and Culture (Paperback)
Helen P. Bruder
R1,669 Discovery Miles 16 690 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Blake's combination of verse and design invites interdisciplinary study. The essays in this collection approach his work from a variety of perspectives including masculinity, performance, plant biology, empire, politics and sexuality.

Beastly Blake (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly Beastly Blake (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly
R2,554 Discovery Miles 25 540 Out of stock

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 forms of wisdom night & day', Blake fathomed how much they have to teach us about creation and eternity. This collection ranges from real animals in Blake's surroundings, to symbolic creatures in his mythology, to animal presences in his illustrations of Virgil, Dante, Hayley, and Stedman. It makes a third to follow Queer Blake and Sexy Blake in irreverently illuminating blind spots in Blake criticism. Beastly Blake will reward lovers of Blake's writing and visual art, as well as those interested in Romanticism and animal studies.

Sexy Blake (Hardcover): Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly Sexy Blake (Hardcover)
Helen P. Bruder, Tristanne Connolly
R2,436 R2,207 Discovery Miles 22 070 Save R229 (9%) Out of stock

This book lays bare the sexy Blake lately obscured in fogs of political correctness and post-feminism. Its contributors uncover, in fact, numerous sexy Blakes, arguing for both chastity and pornography, violence and domination as well as desire and redemption, and also journeying in the realms of conceptual sex and conceptual art. Fierce tussles over the body in, and the body of, Blake's work are the book's life-blood. Contributors differ passionately in their conclusions about the nature of Blake's sexiness. All acknowledge Christopher Hobson's revelation of Blake's insistent tendency to normalize perversity - some with relish, some with alarm. We celebrate the mysteries of Blakean attractions and repulsions, and hope this volume will re-animate the lively sexual debates which once characterized Blake Studies.

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