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William Blake and the Body

Authors: Connolly, T.

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

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
William Blake and the Body
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59701-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230597013
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-96848-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 249
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