Breeding "reptiles of the mind": Blake's dialectics of vision and Stead's critique of pollitry in The Man Who Loved Children

Ackland, Michael (2006) Breeding "reptiles of the mind": Blake's dialectics of vision and Stead's critique of pollitry in The Man Who Loved Children. Studies in the Novel, 38 (2). pp. 234-249.

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Abstract

Ackland examines William Blake's dialectics of vision and Christina Stead's comments in the novel The Man Who Loved Children. The novel suggest the seminal influence of Blake's thinking, and point to a shared obsession with the power of metaphysics, or personal ideologies, to dictate distorted conceptions of reality.

Item ID: 10870
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 0039-3827
Date Deposited: 10 May 2010 04:16
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