- Created by: Oliviafurniss17
- Created on: 19-04-21 12:18
THE SATURDAY REVEIW 1877
'no passion...not much thinking in them'
'but are melodious and sweet'
-patronsisng and belliterling to women=contemporaneous views of womens writing
-womens intelligence and a deep misundertanding of rosetti
SIMON AVERY ON MARRIAGE
'rosetti examines women position in society through consideration of instsituion of marriage'
VIRGINIA WOOLF 'I AM CHRISTINA ROSETTI'
'your god was a harsh god'
-good summary of rosetti-her own inerpretation of the bible etc made her so self loathing and critical=religion didnt free her but kept her in chaines/represses
-she does and does not encompass this assertion
-she shuns marriage-focus on god and religion etc but perhaos this did allow her freedom and to pursue her writing etc=intellectual life
GILBERT AND GUBAR
'rosetti buries herself alive in coffin of renunciation' 'looses herself in the aesthetics of renunciation'
-she has made art of feeling sorry for herself and assuming herself on a higher emotional plane
-she assumes herself superior as has devoted her life to god
'Rossettis feminist theology'
'she had radiaclly rewritten the fall of even including the social and spiritual abuse of women'
-women being the original sinners
-feminist movement to suggest that 'eve was…