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Morton D. Paley

Emeritus
337 Wheeler Hall
mpaley@berkeley.edu


Professional Statement

My current research is on literature and art in Britain during the later eighteenth century, and, more specifically, on the art of George Romney on literary subjects.

I am co-editor of Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly, pubished t the University of Rochester.

I am co-editing The European Receeption of William Blake, a volume of new essays to be published by Bloomsbury.

 

 

 



Specialties

Books

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Pic book36 Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Fine Arts
Although Coleridge's thinking and writing about the fine arts was both considerable and interesting, this has not been the subject of a book before.  Coleridge owed his initiation into art to Sir George Beaumont. In 1803-4 he had frequent opportunities to learn from Beaumont, to study Beaumont's small but elegant collection and to visit private collections. Before leaving for Malta in April 1804,....

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