Appendix: A Chronology of Complete Editions of VALA/The Four Zoas

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Editing and Reading Blake

Editioning William Blake’s VALA/The Four Zoas

Justin Van Kleeck, University of Virginia

Appendix: A Chronology of Complete Editions of VALA/The Four Zoas

Ellis, E. J., and W. B. Yeats, ed. The Works of William Blake: Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical Edited with Lithographs of the Illustrated “Prophetic Books,” and a Memoir and Interpretation, by E. J. Ellis and W. B. Yeats. 3 vols. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893.

Ellis, Edwin J., ed. The Poetical Works of William Blake. 2 vols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1906.

Keynes, Geoffrey, ed. The Writings of William Blake. 3 vols. London: Nonesuch P, 1925.

Sloss, D. J. and J. P. R. Wallis, ed. The Prophetic Writings of William Blake. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1926.

Keynes, Geoffrey, ed. Poetry and Prose of William Blake. With Max Plowman. New York: Random House Inc. and London: Nonesuch P, 1927.

Margoliouth, H. M., ed. William Blake’s Vala: Blake’s Numbered Text. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1956.

Keynes, Geoffrey, ed. The Complete Writings of William Blake with All the Variant Readings. London: Nonesuch P and New York: Random House Inc., 1957.

Bentley, G. E., Jr., ed. William Blake: Vala or The Four Zoas: A Facsimile of the Manuscript, a Transcript of the Poem and a Study of its Growth and Significance. Oxford: Clarendon P. 1963.

Erdman, David V., ed. The Poetry and Prose of William Blake. With commentary by Harold Bloom. Garden City: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1965.

Keynes, Geoffrey, ed. Blake: Complete Writings with Variant Readings. 1957. Rev. ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1966.

Stevenson, W. H., ed. The Poems of William Blake. Longman Annotated English Poets. London and New York: Longman Group UK Limited, 1971.

Bentley, G. E., Jr., ed. William Blake’s Writings. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1978.

Keynes, Geoffrey, ed. Blake: Complete Writings with Variant Readings. 1957, 1966. Rev. ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 1979.

Erdman, David V., ed. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake. With commentary by Harold Bloom. 1965. Rev. ed. Berkeley and Los Angeles: U of California P, 1982.

Dowdey, Landon, ed. The FOUR ZOAS: The Torments of Love and Jealousy in the Death and Judgment of Albion the Ancient Man by William Blake derived from his original drawings, engravings and the manuscript dated 1797 by Landon Dowdey assisted by Patricia Hopkins Rice. Chicago: Swallow P, 1983.

Magno, Cettina Tramontano and David V. Erdman, ed. The Four Zoas by William Blake: A Photographic Facsimile of the Manuscript with Commentary on the Illustrations. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP and London and Toronto: Associated UP, 1987.

Erdman, David V., ed. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake. With commentary by Harold Bloom. 1982. Newly rev. ed. New York: Anchor Books-Doubleday, 1988.

Stevenson, W. H., ed. Blake: The Complete Poems. 1971. 2nd ed. Longman Annotated English Poets. London and New York: Longman Group UK Limited, 1989.

Ostriker, Alicia., ed. William Blake: The Complete Poems. 1977. Rpt. Penguin English Poets. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 2004.

Stevenson, W. H., ed. Blake: The Complete Poems. 1971. 3rd ed. Longman Annotated English Poets. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2007.