Pendle Witches


Large-format, beautifully produced book (in both regular and luxury edition), in which twelve etchings from one of the world’s greatest living painters, Paula Rego, illustrate nine of Blake’s poems. Each illustration features a girl or woman, and all the poems in some way explore gender and sexuality.
(Enitharmon 1996)

‘On recs and at swimming pools
we searched for the girl
– shy and uncomeatable –
through whose glimming thigh-tops
the light would make a perfect O….’

  • Hardcover, Regular and Luxury Editions: 49 pages
  • Publisher: Enitharmon Press (January 1, 1996)
  • ISBN;  1900564459    BUY ONLINE