Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics 3030513378, 9783030513375

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 3030513378, 9783030513375

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Table of contents :
Acknowledgments
About This Book
Contents
Notes on Contributors
List of Figures
1 Introduction: Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics
Beginnings, Traditions, and Revolution
Rethinking the Gendered Language of the PRB
Networks, Collaboration, and Communities
References
2 Gender Work: The Political Stakes of Pre-Raphaelitism
The Sister Arts? The Multimodal Politics of Sound, Image, and Text
Conclusion
References
3 Investigating Intersexuality: Pre-Raphaelite Poetics and the Hermaphrodite Self
A Poetics of Inquiry
Sexing the Soul in The Germ
“Not Fear But Love”: Inquiry and Discovery in Swinburne’s “Hermaphroditus”
References
4 Second Generation Pre-Raphaelitism: The Poetry of The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)
William Morris (1834–1896)
William Fulford (1831–1897)
Georgiana MacDonald (1840–1920)
Conclusion
References
5 “Of Chivalry and Deeds of Might”: Reviving F. G. Stephens’s “Lost” Arthurian Poem
References
6 Musico-Literary Pre-Raphaelite Poetry
Pre-Raphaelites and the Victorian Musical Scene
William Morris
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Christina Rossetti
References
7 Christina Rossetti’s Emblematic Poetics
Defining the Emblem
Pre-Raphaelite Emblematics
Rossetti’s Emblem Background
“Goblin Market”
“Devotional Pieces” as Explicatio
References
8 Elizabeth Siddall: Pre-Raphaelitism, Poetry, Prosody
Siddall’s Poetic World
Pre-Raphaelite Poetics
“Truth to Nature”
Pre-Raphaelite Poetics and Women’s Writing
Siddall’s Hybrid Poetic Voice
References
9 Swinburne’s Expansive Poetics
References
10 “Afar from My Own Self I Seem”: D. H. Lawrence, Persephone, and Pre-Raphaelite Poetics
Lawrence and Swinburne
Lawrence and Rossetti
References
11 Afterword
Future Directions
References
Appendix
Fragment 1
Fragment 2
Fragment 3
Index

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