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Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Game That Must Be Lost

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Game That Must Be Lost - McGann, Jerome J
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Why did the work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti come to dominate the cultural geography of England between 1850 and 1910? And why, having attained that kind of eminence, did Rossetti's star decline so precipitously with the advent of Modernism? Finally, what is there about Rossetti's work and its historical aftermath that makes these questions important ones to ask? The cultural and aesthetic problems raised by those questions are the subject of this fascinating book. Jerome McGann, an eminent authority on Rossetti, demonstrates ...

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Game That Must Be Lost 2000, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300080230

Hardcover