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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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Document Covetousness and commodification: the eroticised female body and cultural representations of death by Natasha Shirman

The Victorian cult of mourning meant that the ritual of death became a visual affair, which placed women firmly at its centre. These gendered...

mourning, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Victorian Culture view
Document Finding and Imprisoning Prostitutes in Victorian England: How Double Standards of Morality Led to Possible Violations of the Constitution by Patricia Penido Salles

Abstract: In the 1860s, Parliament passed three Contagious Diseases Acts to control the spread of venereal disease amongst the armed forces. The...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Victorian, 19th century, Josephine Butler, Contagious Diseases Acts view
Document From gentility to genitalia: the koto, a Japanese writing box and the transformative power of Dante Gabriel Rossetti by Timothy Hanson

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, a wave of interest in Japan that was comparable to Hokusai’s Great Wave off Kanagawa, broke upon...

Japonisme, Pre-raphaelite, Dante Gabriel Rossetti view
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
Document That mirror gave back all her loveliness’: Female Beauty and Power in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Lady Lilith’ and Christina Rossetti’s ‘In an Artist’s Studio’ by Jasmin Monkcom

Abstract: The focus of this article will be the construction of female beauty in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s painting Lady Lilith (1867) and...

19th century, Victorian, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, desire 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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