Christina Rossetti Biography One of the most important female writers of the 19th century, Christina Rossetti is remembered for her acerbic love poetry, vivacious ballads and nursery rhymes. She is probably best-known today for writing the carol In the Bleak Mid-Winter. Rossetti was born in London in into a remarkable family of artists, scholars and writers. Her father was an exiled Italian revolutionary and poet and her brothers William and Dante Gabriel Rossetti were founding members of art movement the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
An Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Art offers a richly textured, yet clear and logical, introduction to nineteenth-century art and culture.
This textbook will provide readers with a basic historical framework of the period and the critical tools for interpreting and situating new and unfamiliar works of art.
Michelle Facos goes beyond existing histories of nineteenth-century art, which often focus solely on France, Britain, and the United States, to incorporate artists and artworks from Scandinavia, Germany, and Eastern Europe.
The book expertly balances its coverage of trends and individual artworks: In this way, the student reader achieves a more nuanced understanding of the way in which the story of nineteenth-century art is the story of the ways in which artists and society grappled with the problem of modernity.
Key pedagogical features include: Data boxes provide statistics, timelines, charts, and historical information about the period to further situate artworks. Text boxes highlight extracts from original sources, citing the ideas of artists and their contemporaries, including historians, philosophers, critics, and theorists, to place artists and works in the broader context of aesthetic, cultural, intellectual, social, and political conditions in which artists were working.
Beautifully illustrated with over color images. Margin notes and glossary definitions. Online resources at www.
Chapters take a thematic approach combined within an overarching chronology and more detailed discussions of individual works are always put in the context of the broader social picture, thus providing students with a sense of art history as a controversial and alive arena of study.
Michelle Facos teaches art history at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her research explores the changing relationship between artists and society since the Enlightenment and issues of identity. Prior publications include Nationalism and the Nordic Imagination:The latest Tweets from Karen E Coles (@Kazzywrites).
Writer of nightmares.
Reader, dreamer. ENFP. Love big skies, toads, insects, fine art, tea, & good red wine. Rep'd by Victoria Hobbs @AMHeathLtd. UK. A review of Pre-Raphaelite Writing: An Anthology, ed.
Derek Stanford. Do you want to read the rest of this article? Request full-text. Citations (0) References (0). Pre-Raphaelitism was a countercultural movement that aimed to reform Victorian art and writing. It originated with the foundation, in , of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) by, among others, the artists John Everett Millais, .
William Morris believed that everybody has the right to a beautiful house. As custodians of the incredible Morris & Co.
archive, we continue to fulfil his legacy by curating beautifully crafted products inspired by his original designs. Jun 18, · Pre-Raphaelite South London (3): Fanny Cornforth Fanny Cornforth () was Dante Gabriel Rossetti's lover, before and after the death of his wife Elizabeth Siddal.
At the time she met him - probably in late - she was living in a lodging house in Tenison Street, near Waterloo, and probably working as a prostitute. Symbolism: Symbolism, a loosely organized literary and artistic movement that originated with a group of French poets in the late 19th century, spread to painting and the theatre, and influenced the European and American literatures of the 20th century to varying degrees.
Symbolist artists sought to express.