"An Island in the Moon"

Title"An Island in the Moon"
Year for Search1784
AuthorsBlake, William(1757-1827)
Secondary TitleBlake. Complete Writings With Variant Readings.
Pagination44-63
Date Published[1784]/1972
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

A satire on contemporary events, manners, and people using an imaginary society on the moon.

Additional Publishers

The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake. Newly rev. ed. Ed. David V. Erdman, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008), 449-65, with Textual Notes (849-50. Also pub. as An Island in the Moon. A Facsimile of the Manuscript Introduced, Transcribed, and Annotated by Michael Phillips with a Preface by Haven O’More. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press in association with Institute of Traditional Science, 1987. A different version Ed. and Decorated by Gavin O’Keefe. [U. S.] The Purple Mouth Press, 1998. A 1787 ms. was published as An Island in the Moon. Illus. Nicholas Parry. Market Drayton, Eng.: Tern Press, 2007.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1757-1827)

Full Text

[1784] Blake, William (1757-1827). “An Island in the Moon.” Blake. Complete Writings With Variant Readings. Ed. Geoffrey Keynes (London: Oxford University Press, 1972), 44-63 with the date as circa 1784-86; and in The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake. Newly rev. ed. Ed. David V. Erdman, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008), 449-65, with Textual Notes (849-50. Also pub. as An Island in the Moon. A Facsimile of the Manuscript Introduced, Transcribed, and Annotated by Michael Phillips with a Preface by Haven O’More. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press in association with Institute of Traditional Science, 1987. A different version Ed. and Decorated by Gavin O’Keefe. [U. S.] The Purple Mouth Press, 1998. A 1787 ms. was published as An Island in the Moon. Illus. Nicholas Parry. Market Drayton, Eng.: Tern Press, 2007. O, VSL, VUW

A satire on contemporary events, manners, and people using an imaginary society on the moon.