Preliminary Research and Interviews

For the past few weeks, I have started gathering the sources on my reading lists, requesting more ILLs than I ever thought possible, and preparing to start observations in the coming weeks. Lots of materials have been written on the display of religion in the secular (or non secular world), so I have a lot […]

Update 2: Victorian Visionaries: Across the Pond – Part 2

Bocca Baciata by Rossetti: Copper-haired, long-necked women became a trademark of Rossetti’s work.

I have recently returned to Virginia (which is quite a bit hotter and mosquito-ridden than England) to begin the painting portion of the project. However, I’ll finish up with a recap of my historical findings in London. I traveled to the city to experience the Pre-Raphaelites in their natural habitat, and understand how and why […]

More time, more time, my kingdom for more time!

Hello again! One week (okay, 4 days–eek!) left, one more blog post to go, a whole laundry list of things to accomplish. (Plus, you know, packing for school and writing a thesis proposal and getting ready for theatre auditions and all that jazz. No big deal.) My goal for this week is to finish all […]