Beyond the Frame: Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850 by Deborah Cherry

By Deborah Cherry

Beyond the Frame rewrites the historical past of Victorian artwork to discover the relationships among feminism and visible tradition in a interval of heady pleasure and political fight. Artists have been stuck up in campaigns for women's enfranchisement, schooling and paid paintings, and plenty of have been drawn into controversies approximately sexuality. This richly documented and compelling research considers portray, sculpture, prints, images, embroidery and comedian drawings in addition to significant kinds comparable to Pre-Raphaelitism, Neo-Classicism and Orientalism. Drawing on severe conception and post-colonial stories to examine the hyperlinks among visible media, modernity and imperialism, Deborah Cherry argues that visible tradition and feminism have been in detail hooked up to the kin of power.

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