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Document La Vita Nuova: Examining the theme of love in two of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s most famous works, the poem, The Blessed Damozel and the painting, Beata Beatrix, Andre R. Taylor-Morris

This essay will trace, briefly, Rossetti’s engagement with, and treatment of love. The Blessed Damozel was composed well before the death of...

Pre-raphaelite, Victorian Culture, 19th century, Poetry, love, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Painting view
Document Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian ideals outside ironwork: William Morris’ Red House and William Holman Hunt’s Isabella and the Pot of Basil exemplify craftsmanship in an age of technology, Tori Reimann

Against the backdrop of technological advancements of the day, artist William Morris’ architecture in Red House and artist William Holman Hunt’s...

Pre-raphaelite, Victorian Culture, 19th century view
Document The Angel in the House and Fallen Women: Assigning Women their Places in Victorian Society, Sarah Kuhl

This article juxtaposes Coventry Patmore’s poem ‘The Angel in the House’ and William Holman Hunt’s painting ‘The Awakening Conscience’, examining...

Pre-raphaelite, 19th century, Victorian, Gender, feminism, Poetry view
Document William Ewart Gladstone in Two Perspectives: John Everett Millais’ Private Portrait and John Tenniel’s Public Political Cartoons, Ian M Williams

Three pieces of work by John Tenniel in the genre of political cartoons, and a John Everett Millais oil-oncanvas portrait commissioned by Christ...

Victorian Culture, cartoons, caricature, Portraiture, Pre-raphaelite, British politics view
Document ‘Crossing borders of representation’: Intersections of race, class and gender in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Jenny’ and William Holman Hunt’s The Afterglow in Egypt, Illona Meyer

This paper considers the intersection of issues of race, class and gender in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Jenny’ and William Holman Hunt’s The...

race, Gender, Pre-raphaelite view
Document ‘Unsex Me Here’1: Mythical women and the threat of the femme fatale in the Victorian era, as seen in John Singer Sargent’s Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth (1889) and Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Body’s Beauty’ (c.1866), Kathryn Waters

This article will consider depictions of two different mythical women in the Victorian period, namely the characters of Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth...

Victorian Culture, Pre-raphaelite, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 19th century, Gender view
Document ‘Vagary wild and mental aberration styled’;1 liminality in the fantasmatic spaces of Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market (1862) and Richard Dadd’s The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke (1864), Alexandra Gushurst-Moore

Through a comparison of this painting and poem, I will examine how the motif of the public forum functions as a liminal space within the fantastic...

Victorian Culture, 19th century, Pre-raphaelite, Christina Rossetti, Poetry view
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