Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

by Jeff Rosen

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Overview

Ignored or derided until now, this book looks at Cameron's allegorical work in relation to the political and artistic zeitgeist of the Victorian period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784997908
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jeff Rosen is Vice President for Accreditation Relations at the Higher Learning Commission

Table of Contents

Introduction: Taking Cameron’s ‘fancy subjects’ seriously
1. Saint-Pierre’s exiles: myths of origins and heritage
2. Jowett’s scriptures: the moral life and the state
3. Grote’s Hellenism: Victorian Parnassus on the Isle of Wight
4. Byron’s ‘Beauties’: national heroines and defenders of liberty
5. Overstone’s ‘Negromania’: justness and justice at home and abroad
6. Tennyson’s nationalism: epic and lyric in Idylls of the King
7. North’s gardens: redemption and the return to origins
Conclusion
Index

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