Partington, Angela, editor. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Oxford University Press, 1996.
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|Cultural formation||Mary Butts|
The girls' father also had a strong influence on their education, as he was determined that Adrienne would be a poet and Cynthia would be a novelist. The girls had the run of the family...
While at Leeds University, SJ served as Secretary of the Women's Representative Council of the Student Union, met her future husband Charles Douglas Clarke (also a student), and wrote an undergraduate thesis on Blake ...
She did not take advantage of her opportunity to study theology while at the Anglican foundation of King's, but became interested in religion through reading philsophy and poetry from her father's library. Plotinus , St Augustine
|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances Horovitz||
They had met in 1960 when Frances joined a group of Blake admirers involved with Michael's radical magazine, New Departures, which he had founded in 1959 and which he published and edited. New Departures
|Family and Intimate relationships||Anne Ridler||
Anne Bradby (later AR ) was still at school when she first met Charles Williams , the poet, Christian apologist, novelist, playwright and essayist, who was a friend of her headmistress, and came to lecture...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Butts||
His forebears had strong links with the artistic world. While he himself was a friend of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti , Mary's great-grandfather, Captain Thomas Butts , had been a patron of William Blake
|Friends, Associates||Charlotte Smith||
William Hayley helped CS publish her first book. Her biographer Loraine Fletcher thinks she faked a sudden attack of illness, in the wake of her husband's imprisonment and release, in order to drop in at...
|Friends, Associates||Lady Caroline Lamb||
LCL was for most of her adult life a good friend of Sydney Morgan , to whom she confided many stories of her childhood and youth, which Morgan preserved in her diaries. She later helped...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Rebecca West||
The book is dedicated to her elder sister, Letitia Fairfield . Its title comes from Blake 's Proverbs of Hell in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, quoted on the title page: The cistern...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Antonia White||
The title is from The Gates of Paradise by William Blake , which describes the unnameable God as The lost traveller's dream under the hill.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Edith Mary Moore||
The title-page quotes from Shakespeare (What's past is Prologue) and Cicero (That cannot be said too often which is not yet understood).
The chapters run from Women and the Struggle...
Moore, Edith Mary. The Defeat of Woman. C.W. Daniel Co., 1935.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Ann Oakley||
A Note about the Title explains what she means by Jerusalem: a land we aspire to live in, regardless of the fact that we're unlikely to even make it.
AO describes the importance of...
Oakley, Ann. Telling the Truth about Jerusalem. Basil Blackwell, 1986.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Evelyn Sharp||
She opens with a disquisition on herself as being not a good traveller: easily seasick, not brave, and lacking a sense of direction. However, she says, her reminiscences are selected, to leap over the intervening...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Ruth Pitter||
Pitter lets loose what she calls her bawdy side in On Cats, as well as opening small subjects onto large vistas. Three tomcats in a dark garden, by a dreadful tree, enact a witches'...
John Flaxman and the Rev. A. S. Mathew paid for the printing (not publication) of William Blake 's first book, Poetical Sketches.
William Blake published the first of his engraved books of lyrics, Songs of Innocence.
William Blake 's exhibition of his own work opened at 28 Broad Street (his brother James's house); though scheduled to close in September, it ran until 2 June 1810.
After 6 February 1918
Sir Hubert Parry wrote his musical setting for William Blake 's Jerusalem to celebrate women's victory in the suffrage struggle: this fact is not (unlike the music, which is now as famous as the poem)...