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Blake

1. Sir Peter. born 1932, British painter, a leading exponent of pop art in the 1960s: co-founder of the Brotherhood of Ruralists (1969)
2. Quentin (Saxby). born 1932, British artist, illustrator, and children's writer; noted esp for his illustrations to books by Roald Dahl
3. Robert. 1599--1657, English admiral, who commanded Cromwell's fleet against the Royalists, the Dutch, and the Spanish
4. William. 1757--1827, English poet, painter, engraver, and mystic. His literary works include Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794), The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1793), and Jerusalem (1820). His chief works in the visual arts include engravings of a visionary nature, such as the illustrations for The Book of Job (1826), for Dante's poems, and for his own Prophetic Books (1783--1804)
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Ripley, "An Unrecorded Attack on William Blake," Notes & Queries 253, no.
One radical departure from all prior presentations of Blake is this edition's reliance upon The William Blake Archive for transcriptions of the illuminated books (Erdman's text, cross referenced with originals, is used for Blake's other works).
August 8, 2007: Amy rushed to hospital by Blake after suspected drink and drug binge.
Its industrial and office teams are particularly strong in the Thames Valley--the UK's equivalent of Silicon Valley and Holley Blake is also recognized as a leading business space investment specialist.
Blake is plucked out of an institution much like a prison camp to become the assistant to a young woman in training to be a bioindicator, almost a high-priestess role in the society.
By addressing Blake's mythography in relationship to his politics and religious views, Weir's study seeks to replace long-held oppositions and alliances in Blake scholarship with the common threads of seemingly divergent traditions that he regards as "tightly interwoven in Great Britain from the Civil War onwards": the political spectrum of "republicanism and libertarianism" and the religious "band between Dissent and antinomianism" (2).
Blake, who had to undergo heart surgery after birth for congenital defects, is now battling lung disease.
A connection between Baldessari and Blake was established in my mind two years ago, during the last Whitney Biennial, when I found myself in a gallery with the younger artist's Winchester, a digital-video projection that hardly announced itself as such.
Ricardo Carlon, 24, emerged from the shadows and came toward Blake armed with a kitchen knife with a nine-inch blade.