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The crisis autobiography: Augustine, Rousseau, and Wordsworth
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This project, which on the broadest level can be defined as a comparative study of Augustine's Confessions, Rousseau's Confessions, and Wordsworth's Prelude, is an attempt to bridge a notable gap in the critical literature. ...
Monuments of human antiquity: William Blake's Milton, a poem as a topographical survey of human creativity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This study explores the influences of the eighteenth-century cultural interest in Antiquity on William Blake's illuminated book Milton, a Poem. Beginning with William Stukeley's guidebooks, Stonehenge, A Temple Restor'd ...
Ancient yet new: William Blake's Milton--a poem and the politics of antiquarianism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This study explores William Blake's engagement with eighteenth-century antiquarian discourse as a means of critiquing the political and religious institutions of his era. In his shorter epic, Milton--a poem, Blake suggests ...