“The history of the reception of the work of William Blake in Poland has the shape of a living plant: a tree with a strong root and a firm trunk that nourishes numerous branches. Comprising joint efforts of several generations of excellent scholars, poets, translators and artists, this (hi)story seems to have been developed by its participants as if in order to be written down. It has strongly marked protagonists, a distinct beginning and a clearly outlined, logically constructed plot. . . .”