Morton D. Paley

Morton D. Paley

337 Wheeler Hall

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.






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Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Fine Arts 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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