The Reception of Blake in Europe

The Reception of Blake in Europe
19 September 2019, 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Conference / Symposium
Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

The visionary poet and artist William Blake is one of the most vivid figures in British Romantic literature. With chapters written by leading international scholars, The Reception of William Blake in Europe, edited by Morton Paley and Sibylle Erle (Bloomsbury, 2019) is the first comprehensive and systematic reference guide to Blake's influence across Europe. Exploring Blake's impact on literature, art, music and culture, the 2-volume book includes bibliographies of major translations of Blake's work in each country covered, as well as a publication history and timeline of the poet's reception on the continent.

Speakers: Elinor Shaffer (London), Morton Paley (Berkeley), Luisa Cale (London), Cristina Flores (Rioja), Susanne Schmid (Berlin).

Event organised in conjunction with Institute of English Studies

Attendance free. Advance online registration required.  


Jane Lewin
020 7862 8966