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The Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, Volumes X–XII

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Vol. XII, No. 3, Autumn 2004:

  1. “Dreamers Awake!” Describes the influence that Oxford had on the careers of William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, by Bridget Duckenfield.
  2. “William Holman Hunt and The Light of the World” by Helen Newman. Discusses the enduring appeal that Holman Hunt’s picture has had on Pre-Raphaelite enthusiasts and also, on those who have little interest in art.
  3. “Magdalen and Madonna: The Union of Physical and Spiritual Love in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Lady Lileth and Sibylla Palmifera” by Maria Emmons. Compares how the two works employ the Victorian stereotype of woman as Magdalen or Madonna.
  4. “The Long Engagement”. A short poem by Iris Graham.
  5. “‘I Giardini delle Regine’ (Of Queens’ Gardens): The Myth of Florence in the Pre-Raphaelite Milieu and in American Culture (19th–20th Centuries)”. A review of the exhibition held in 2004 devoted to the relationship of the Pre-Raphaelites to Florence, by Ian and Sue Macsporran.
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Vol. XII, No. 2, Summer 2004:

  1. “John Brett and His Patrons” by Charles Brett. Details the numerous patrons who supported the artist throughout his career.
  2. “Rebecca Solomon, Pre-Raphaelite Sister” by Roberto Ferrari. An analysis of the life and work of the Victorian artist

Vol. XII, No. 1, Spring 2004:

  1. “John Keats and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood” by Maximilian Hardy. This article seeks to establish the influence Keats had on the P.R.B. and how, in turn, the movements artists interpreted his poetry.
  2. “St. Paul’s-Within-the-Walls” by Barbara Houlton. Description of a visit to view Burne-Jones’s masterpiece, located in Rome.
  3. “John Brett in Sicily” by Gillian Kemp. How the artist made a worthwhile contribution to astronomy through the medium of art.
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Vol. XI, No. 2, Autumn 2003 – “John Everett Millais: 1829–1896”

At 64 pages and with 14 illustrations (six colour and in eight black and white), this edition represents a fitting tribute to Millais’s undoubted skill as painter.

  1. “From Prodigy to President – John Everett Millais and the Royal Academy” by Annette Wickham.
  2. “John Everett Millais, William Michael Rossetti and the Bird’s Nest” by Angela Thirlwell.
  3. “Scent and Sensibility: An Appreciation of Millais’s Autumn Leaves” by Nic Peeters.
  4. “Discursive and Figural: Millais’s Mariana as a Pre-Raphaelite Painting” by Karly Schobothe
  5. “Ghosts and Whistler and Millais” by Paul Barlow.
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Vol. XI, No.1, Summer 2003:

  1. “Reading Poetry: An overlooked painting by Simeon Solomon” by Colin Cruise. Discussion of the little known work owned by the Grosvenor Museum in Chester.
  2. “John Brett and Aurora Leigh” by Charles Brett. How the celebrated poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning came to influence the artist

Vol. X, No.3, Autumn 2002:

  1. “A Short Note on the Recent Identification of a Pastel of Fanny Cornforth” by Kirsty Stonell. Discusses the history of the pastel owned by The Fogg Art Gallery, Harvard, U.S.A.
  2. “The Sad, Short Life of Elizabeth Siddal, Pre-Raphaelite Model and Artist” by Lawrence B. Siddall. A review of the life of the artist and model.
  3. “San Fransisco Meets Chelsea: Joachim Miller’s Dinner with the Pre-Raphalites” by Tim McGee. How the American frontier poet became acquainted with the Pre-Raphaelites.

Vol. X, No.2, Summer 2002:

  1. “Charles Dickens and The Pre-Raphaelites" by Thomas J. Tobin. The story of Dickens’s relation to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
  2. “Pre-Raphaeladies” by Nic Peeters. Looks at the work of women artists in the Pre-Raphaelite Movement.
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Vol. X, No.1, Spring 2002:

  1. “Weaving by Night and Day: Entrapment in The Lady of Shalott” by Emily Bernhard Jackson. Discusses various illustrations inspired by Tennyson’s poem.
  2. “Inner Lives and Outer Worlds: Blake and Pre-Raphaelitism” by Serena Trowbridge. Deals with William Blake’s influence over the Pre-Raphaelites.
  3. “How to Make a Modern Pre-Raphaelite Poem” by Tim McGee.
  4. “The Dudley Gallery 1865-1882: The Principal Forum for the Early Aesthetic Movement” by Dennis Lanigan.
  5. “How the Brontes of Haworth, and Foot and Mouth led to a Pre-Raphaelite adventure” by Helen Newman.

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