Reading the Pre-Raphaelites

Reading the Pre-Raphaelites

by Tim Barringer, T. J. Barringer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300077874

ISBN-13: 9780300077872

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

This lavishly illustrated book provides a fresh appraisal of the Pre-Raphaelite artists of mid-Victorian England and their radical departure from artistic conventions. Tim Barringer explores the meanings encoded in Pre-Raphaelite paintings and finds a dynamic energy that arises from paradoxes at the heart of the movement, between past and present, historicism and

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This lavishly illustrated book provides a fresh appraisal of the Pre-Raphaelite artists of mid-Victorian England and their radical departure from artistic conventions. Tim Barringer explores the meanings encoded in Pre-Raphaelite paintings and finds a dynamic energy that arises from paradoxes at the heart of the movement, between past and present, historicism and modernity, and symbolism and realism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300077872
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 7(14)
Past and Present 7(4)
Pre-Raphaelite Identities 11(3)
Contexts 14(3)
Art History and Pre-Raphaelitism 17(4)
ONE Rebellion and Revivalism
21(34)
Architecture and Society
24(4)
Ford Madox Brown and the Westminster Frescoes
28(4)
The Brotherhood
32(5)
Revivalism and Realism
37(8)
Rossetti and his Followers in the 1850s
45(6)
Pre-Raphaelitism to Socialism
51(4)
TWO Truth to Nature
55(30)
Ruskin and Turner
57(3)
Modern Painters and Pre-Raphaelite Painting
60(6)
Peculiarly English: Madox Brown's View from the Suburbs
66(5)
Young Ruskinians: Brett and Inchbold
71(8)
Time, Mood and Nostalgia: Victorian Landscape after Pre-Raphaelitism
79(6)
THREE Modern Life
85(24)
Modern Life and Genre
87(2)
Separate Spheres
89(5)
The Fallen Woman
94(6)
Men at Work
100(9)
FOUR Art, Religion and Empire
109(26)
Tractarian Tendencies
110(4)
Muscular Christianity
114(2)
The Light of the World
116(2)
Religion, Race and Empire: Holman Hunt in the Holy Land
118(10)
Typological Symbolism
128(7)
FIVE Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes
135(33)
Millais in 1856: Evocations of Mood
136(4)
Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddall
140(6)
Bocca Baciata
146(3)
The Condition of Music
149(6)
Bohemianism and the Erotic
155(4)
Burne-Jones: Pre-Raphaelite to Aesthete
159(5)
The Whistler-Ruskin Trial
164(4)
EPILOGUE 168(2)
TIMELINE 170(2)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 172(2)
PICTURE CREDITS 174(1)
INDEX 174

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