A Victorian Muse

A Victorian Muse

The Afterlife of Dante's Beatrice in Nineteenth-century Literature

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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.
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (178 pages) : illustrations.

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