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Vol. 48 no. 4: Spring 2015

“Bad” Queens, “Good” Queens, and George III (as His Satanic Majesty)

  • Paul Miner
Submitted
15 April 2015
Published
15 Apr. 2015

Abstract

William Blake resorted to the use of allusions with great frequency, for allusions as silent signifiers enabled him to say more than was overtly expressed. They provided the poet with an additional dimension of meaning (and counter-meaning), and my argument explores these protean factors as they relate to Blake’s condemnation of royalty.