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From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Janet Clare (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume challenges a traditional period divide of 1660, exploring continuities with the decades of civil war, the Republic and Restoration and shedding new light on religious, political and ... More


Thomas Hardy's poetry: ‘the intenser stare of the mind’

Catherine Maxwell

in Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071447
eISBN:
9781781701096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071447.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with an examination of Hardy's ‘spiritual or second sight’, his ‘power of the imagination in exalting’ visible objects so that they become uncanny, quasi-ghostly versions of ... More


Introduction: picturing Charlotte Brontë

Amber K. Regis and Deborah Wynne

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction explores the circulation and appropriation of Charlotte Brontë’s image, from her professional portrait sketched by George Richmond in 1850, through to the re-discovery of Branwell’s ... More


The French connection: luxury, portraiture and the court of Charles II

Laura L. Knoppers

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The luxury of the court of Charles II is well-known and usually seen as reflecting the personal failings of the king or as a reaction to the Puritanism of the preceding regime. This chapter argues, ... More


The cosmopolitan world of Victorian portraiture: the Crystal Palace portrait gallery, c.1854

Jason Edwards

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The World of Victorian Portraiture’ focuses on the 500 plaster cast busts that make up the largely ignored portrait sequence at the Crystal Palace, that ran throughout and alongside the Fine Arts ... More


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