Table of contents for William Blake's sexual path to spiritual vision / Marsha Keith Schuchard.

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Introduction: Why Mrs. Blake Cried--William Blake’s Sexual Path to Spiritual Vision

Part One

1 Religion of the Heart

2 The Mystical Marriage

3 Sex, Wounds, and Blood

4 The Mirth of the Justified-Sinner Community

5 Swedenborg and Kabbalistic Science

6 Erotic Dreams and Ecstatic Visions

7 Sacramental Sexuality

8 Judaized Yoga

9 Phallic Feet and Tantric Toes

Part Two

10 Moravian Deaths and Blake Beginnings

11 School of Art and Eros

12 Apprentice in Art and Romance

13 The Celestial Bed

14 The Temple of Hymen

15 Merry Making and Edifying Discourses

16 Animal Magnetism and the Furor Uterinus

17 The Men of Desire

18 Perpetual Virile Potency

19 The Frozen Marriage Bed

20 The Visionary Vulva

21 Priapic Prayer and Randy Antiquarians

22 Kabbalistic Cherubim and Yogic Yonis

23 Thunder of Thought & Flames of Fierce Desire


Appendix: Moravian Archive Letters of Petition


Works Cited


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Blake, William,, -- 1757-1827.
Poets, English -- 18th century -- Biography.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
Artists -- Great Britain -- Biography.