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Blake 2.0 : William Blake in Twentieth-Century Art, Music and Culture - Steve Clark

Blake 2.0

William Blake in Twentieth-Century Art, Music and Culture

By: Steve Clark (Editor), T. Connolly (Editor), Jason Whittaker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 25th January 2012
ISBN: 9780230280335
Number Of Pages: 309

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Blake said of his works, 'Tho' I call them Mine I know they are not Mine'. So who owns Blake? Blake has always been more than words on a page. This volume takes Blake 2.0 as an interactive concept, examining digital dissemination of his works and reinvention by artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers across a variety of twentieth-century media.

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'A ground-breaking series of essays on the widely-spread and dynamic influence of Blake's composite art on the artistic practices of the twentieth century, right up to the emerging digital age.' - Professor Edward Larrissy, Queen's University Belfast, UK

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Blake 2.0: Introductionp. 1
Blakean Circulations
Mirrored Text/Infinite Planes: Reception Aesthetics in Blake's Miltonp. 13
'Rouze up O Young Men of the New Age!': William Blake, Theodore Roszak, and the Counter Culture of the 1960s-1970sp. 27
Digital Blake 2.0p. 41
'Rob & Plunder … Translate & Copy & Buy & Sell & Criticise, but not Make': Blake and Copyright Todayp. 56
'New matter': Mona Wilson's The Life of William Blake 85 Years Onp. 69
Blake and Visual Art
Celebration and Censure: William Blake and Stories of Masterliness in the British Art World, 1930-59p. 91
Blake and Surrealismp. 102
'The Sculptor Silent Stands before His Forming Image': Blake and Contemporary Sculpturep. 120
'Mental Joy & Mental Health / And Mental Friends & Mental Wealth': Blake and Art Therapyp. 132
Blake in Film and Graphic Arts
'And did those feet?': Blake and the Role of the Artist in Post-War Britainp. 149
Film in a Time of Crisis: Blake, Dead Man, The New Math(s), and Last Daysp. 162
'The end of the world. That's a bad thing right?': Form and Function from William Blake to Alan Moorep. 175
Blake in Music
Blake Set to Musicp. 189
Appendix 13.1 Blake Set to Music: Selected Recordingsp. 202
'Only the wings on his heels': Blake and Dylanp. 209
'He Took a Face from the Ancient Gallery': Blake and Jim Morrisonp. 230
'Hear the Drunken Archangel Sing': Blakean Notes in 1990s Pop Musicp. 248
Mental Fight, Corporeal War, and Righteous Dub: The Struggle for 'Jerusalem', 1979-2009p. 263
Works Citedp. 274
Indexp. 298
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ISBN: 9780230280335
ISBN-10: 0230280331
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 309
Published: 25th January 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1

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