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The Sensual and the Vulgar: 100 Years of Illustrated “Goblin Market”

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To know that people in the nineteenth century could actually read through the entirety of Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market and believe that it was intended as a child’s fairy-tale is almost embarrassing. For… Continue reading

Keats’ Consumption and the Poetry Produced

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            La Belle Dame Sans Mercy is a poem wrapped around the concept of a luring death, a coming death. This is, along with much of Keats poetry,… Continue reading

The French Revolution as it can be Read in Visions of the Daughters of Albion

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The French Revolution as it can be Read in Visions of the Daughters of Albion William Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion is saturated with symbolism and ideological proclamations, one of them… Continue reading

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