The Resource Christina Rossetti : poetry in art, edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans

Christina Rossetti : poetry in art, edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans

Label
Christina Rossetti : poetry in art
Title
Christina Rossetti
Title remainder
poetry in art
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) is among the greatest of English Victorian poets. The intensity of her vision, her colloquial style, and the lyrical quality of her verse still speak powerfully to us today, while her striking imagery has always inspired artists. Rossetti lived in an exceptionally visual environment: her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was the leading member of the avant-garde Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and she became a favorite model for the group. She sat for the face of Christ in William Holman Hunt's The Light of the World, while both John Everett Millais and Frederick Sandys illustrated her poetry. Later on, the pioneering photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and the great Belgian Symbolist Fernand Khnopff were inspired by Rossetti's enigmatic verses. This engaging book explores the full artistic context of Rossetti's life and poetry: her own complicated attitude to pictures; the many portraits of her by artists, including her brother, John Brett, and Lewis Carroll; her own intriguing and virtually unknown drawings; and the wealth of visual images inspired by her words
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 821/.8
  • 810/820
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR5238
LC item number
.C475 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Owens, Susan
  • Tromans, Nicholas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rossetti, Christina Georgina
  • Rossetti, Christina Georgina
  • Rossetti, Christina Georgina
Target audience
general
Label
Christina Rossetti : poetry in art, edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780300234862
Lccn
2018942061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1028905983
  • (OCoLC)on1028905983
Label
Christina Rossetti : poetry in art, edited by Susan Owens and Nicholas Tromans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780300234862
Lccn
2018942061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1028905983
  • (OCoLC)on1028905983

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