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Dramatis Personae

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199603145
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731594 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0003

Series: Oxford Theological Monographs

Dramatis Personae

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Jerusalem's peculiar characters can be called “angelmorphic” for, possessed with a capacity to be infinitely translucent, they can morph into one another; they can contain one another; and they be a person and/or a place. This chapter discusses the nature of Blake's characters and before describing the antecedents, actions, and motivations of each one — including Hand, Luvah, Vala, the Spectre, Los, and Albion).

Keywords: Albion; angelmorphic; characters; Hand; Los; Luvah; Spectre; Vala

Chapter.  10662 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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