The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound

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In "The Modern Portrait Poem "Frances Dickey recovers the portrait as a poetic genre from the 1860s through the 1920s. Combining literary and art history, she examines the ways Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Swinburne, and J. M. Whistler transformed the genre of portraiture in both painting and poetry. She then shows how their new ways of looking at and thinking about the portrait subject migrated across the Atlantic to influence Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, Amy Lowell, E. E. Cummings, and other poets ...

The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound 2012, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813932637

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