Blake critics 2

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Sturrock on the mother figure
"The mother is clearly preferred to the father as an image of safekeeping"
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Johnson on the innocence world
"manifestly uterocentric"
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Sturrock on the female in experience
"frequently associated with a harmful self-protection...self destructive as well as destructive of others."
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Sturrock on the female in APRT
"Not only the sexual female but also the maternal female is threatening"
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Norton on the Chimney Sweeper
"The vision of heaven is an intoxicating contrast with the bleak depiction of the sweeps' lives"
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Norton on what Blake is attacking
"the role of the established church in maintaining the dispossessed in a state of false consciousness"
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Sagar on Songs of Innocence
"They mime the state of infancy in their simplicity and vulnerability"
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Sagar on A Divine Image
"clearly a depiction of humanity under the iron rule of Urizen"
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Sehgal on SOI
"the happiness of a child's first thoughts on life"
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Sehgal on the Lamb and the Tyger
"No contrast could have been more vivid and striking"
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Sehgal on the Sick Rose
"shows the destructive effects of sexual repression"
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"manifestly uterocentric"

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Johnson on the innocence world

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"frequently associated with a harmful self-protection...self destructive as well as destructive of others."

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"Not only the sexual female but also the maternal female is threatening"

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"The vision of heaven is an intoxicating contrast with the bleak depiction of the sweeps' lives"

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