The Last Pre-Raphaelite by Fiona MacCarthy
Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination

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..."The Last Pre-Raphaelite" skillfully probes the fascinating recesses of the Victorian mind and that Ms. MacCarthy achieves her goal of getting Burne-Jones out from under Morris's shadow.
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In Fiona MacCarthy’s riveting account, Burne-Jones’s exchange of faith for art places him at the intersection of the nineteenth century and the Modern, as he leads us forward from Victorian mores and attitudes to the psychological, sexual, and artistic audacity that would characterize the early twentieth century.
 

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Fiona MacCarthy is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of numerous books, including William Morris: A Life for Our Time.
 
Published March 5, 2012 by Harvard University Press. 656 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Henrik Bering on Feb 11 2012

..."The Last Pre-Raphaelite" skillfully probes the fascinating recesses of the Victorian mind and that Ms. MacCarthy achieves her goal of getting Burne-Jones out from under Morris's shadow.

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