• Philosophy
  • Published 2006

Breeding "reptiles of the mind": Blake's dialectics of vision and Stead's critique of pollitry in The Man Who Loved Children

@inproceedings{Ackland2006BreedingO,
  title={Breeding "reptiles of the mind": Blake's dialectics of vision and Stead's critique of pollitry in The Man Who Loved Children},
  author={Michael P Ackland},
  year={2006}
}
Ackland examines William Blake's dialectics of vision and Christina Stead's comments in the novel The Man Who Loved Children. The novel suggest the seminal influence of Blake's thinking, and point to a shared obsession with the power of metaphysics, or personal ideologies, to dictate distorted conceptions of reality.