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The Resource A Victorian muse : the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature, Julia Straub

A Victorian muse : the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature, Julia Straub

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A Victorian muse : the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature
Title
A Victorian muse
Title remainder
the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature
Statement of responsibility
Julia Straub
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The figure of Dante's Beatrice can be seen as a cultural phenomenon or myth during the nineteenth century, inspiring a wide variety of representations in literature and the visual arts. This study looks at the cultural afterlife of Beatrice in the Victorian period in remarkably different contexts. Focusing on literary representations and selected examples from the visual arts, this book examines works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Rossetti, George Eliot, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Walter Pater as well as by John Ruskin, Maria Rossetti and Arthur Henry Hallam. Julia Straub's analysis sh
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Straub, Julia
Dewey number
820.9/352209034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Portinari, Beatrice
  • English literature
  • Symbolism in literature
  • Women in literature
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A Victorian muse : the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature, Julia Straub
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-170) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Beatrice's Victorian afterlife -- Seeing Beatrice: the visualization of Beatrice in Victorian culture -- Looking for the real Beatrice: the Rossetti family -- Ideal visions: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Rossetti -- Deconstruction of an ideal: George Eliot's Romola -- Mourning a male Beatrice: Alfred Lord Tennyson's In memoriam -- Construction of a new ideal: Walter Pater's 'diaphaneitè' -- Conclusion
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ocn600096379
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Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282452817
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)600096379
Label
A Victorian muse : the afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in nineteenth-century literature, Julia Straub
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-170) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Beatrice's Victorian afterlife -- Seeing Beatrice: the visualization of Beatrice in Victorian culture -- Looking for the real Beatrice: the Rossetti family -- Ideal visions: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Rossetti -- Deconstruction of an ideal: George Eliot's Romola -- Mourning a male Beatrice: Alfred Lord Tennyson's In memoriam -- Construction of a new ideal: Walter Pater's 'diaphaneitè' -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn600096379
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282452817
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)600096379

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