Blake records supplement: being new materials relating to the life of William Blake discovered since the publication of Blake records (1969), Volume 1
Blake Records Supplement is a continuation of Blake Records (Clarendon Press, 1969), which attempted to collect and publish every reference made to William Blake by his contemporaries. The new book incorporates the wealth of information that has been found since 1969 in letters, advertisements, essays and journals, including references to Blake's musical ability, further evidence of R.H. Cromek's duplicity in dealing with the illustrations for Blair's Grave, letters from Blake's wife, new evidence about his trial for sedition, and comments about his purported madness. Together, the works provide the foundation for all we know about the life of the poet and artist.
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
The Public and the Buried Life
IMPORTANT DATES IN BLAKES LIFE
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Alexander Gilchrist Allan Cunningham appeared April artist August Ballads Blair's Grave Blake Records Blake wrote Blake's designs Blake's letter Book of Job Canterbury Pilgrims Catherine Blake coloured Copper Copy of Job Crabb Robinson Cunningham Dante death December Denny designs for Blair's edition Edward engraving Essick etching exhibition February Felpham Flaxman Fuseli genius George Richmond Gilchrist Hayley's Ivimy MSS J. T. Smith James Blake January John Flaxman John Linnell Journal July June Letters of Samuel Linnell's London manuscript March Mark Abley Marsh Milton Monday Night Thoughts November October painter painting Parish perhaps plates poem poet Poetry portrait proofs Prospectus published Quoted references to Blake Robert Royal Academy Ruthven Todd Samuel Palmer Samuel Palmer wrote Schiavonetti sent September sketch Songs of Innocence St James Stothard Sussex Tatham Thomas Thursday Tuesday untraced Varley William Blake William Hayley William Owen Pughe young