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Essays

William Blake and Paul Mellon: The Life of the Mind

William Blake and Paul Mellon: The Life of the Mind

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART - Matthew Hargraves looks at Paul Mellon as a collector of William Blake and the impact of his lifelong fascination with psychology and psychiatry on his collecting. more

The Skeptical Pilgrim: Melville’s *Clarel*

The Skeptical Pilgrim: Melville’s Clarel

Weighing in at a colossal 18,000 lines, Herman Melville's Clarel (1876), which centres on the theological musings of a group of pilgrims touring the Holy Land, is not for the faint-hearted. Jeff Wheelwright explores the knot of spiritual dilemmas played out in the poem and its roots in Melville's trip to the Middle East two decades earlier. more

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