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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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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 Mirrors Of The Soul: Reflections Of Sexual Identity In Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Hand And Soul’ And Woman Combing Her Hair, Travis Piper

As an artist and man Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882) was mesmerized by women, focusing consistently on female images and identity throughout...

19th century, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Sexuality, Gender view
Document Taming the Goddess: Managing male fear and desire in late Victorian England: Astarte Syriaca (1877) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and She (1887) by H. Rider Haggard by Brian Holland

Fear and sexual desire have often gone hand in hand, but Victorian men were particularly prone to the affliction. Each of these...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pre-raphaelite, Victorian view
Link The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Online archive of Rossetti’s works, edited by leading Romantic scholar Professor Jerome McGann (University of Virginia).

Nineteenth-century, Victorian, Poetry, Dante Gabriel Rossetti view
Document The Other Side: Themes of Swedenborgian-spiritualism in Dante Gabriel Rossetti's The Blessed Damozel by Rosanna Hayes

This article will explore two expressions of Swedenborgian-Spiritualism in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s painting The Blessed Damozel and...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Poetry, Death 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
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