VIDES articles by Kellogg Literature and Arts students20 April 2017
VIDES is an online journal produced by students of the Department for Continuing Education as part of their Master’s degree in Literature and Arts. It is co-edited by Kellogg’s Amy Lim, who also wrote one of the articles. Kellogg students are heavily represented within it, and links to their articles can be found below. Each article considers works from two or more of the following disciplines: literature, philosophy, history, material culture, history of art, theology and architecture.
- Gothic ‘artefictions’: fabricating history in Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill and The Castle of Otranto – Amy Lim
- Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian ideals outside ironwork: William Morris’ Red House and William Holman Hunt’s Isabella and the Pot of Basil exemplify craftsmanship in an age of technology – Tori Reimann
- ‘A perticuler sort of Christaline Glasse’: A taste of politeness and politics in the early eighteenth century – Sangeeta Bedi
- ‘Vagary wild and mental aberration styled’; liminality in the fantasmatic spaces of Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market (1862) and Richard Dadd’s The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke (1864) – Alexandra Gushurst-Moore
- La Vita Nuova: Examining the theme of love in two of Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s most famous works, the poem, The Blessed Damozel and the painting, Beata Beatrix – Andre R. Taylor-Morris
- The king, the book and the painting: the emergence of anti-Catholicism, as depicted in Beware the Cat by William Baldwin, published 1570 and King Edward VI and the Pope by unknown artist, circa 1575 – Jacqueline Callcut
- ‘Unsex Me Here’: Mythical women and the threat of the femme fatale in the Victorian era, as seen in John Singer Sargent’s Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth (1889) and Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Body’s Beauty (c.1866) – Kathryn Waters
- New wine in old bottles: A comparison between The Boxley Rood of Grace, and John Soane’s Monk’s Parlour and Cell and Monk’s Yard, with reference to religious symbolism in material culture at the time of the Dissolution, and in the Romantic Era – Ellie Casey
- Britons will never be slaves! Britannia and liberty as a construct of British national identity in James Thomson and Thomas Arne’s song Rule Britannia and Thomas Rowlandson’s engraving, The Contrast, 1792, British Liberty, French Liberty, Which is best? – Peter Johnston
- Representations of Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby – Marcela Abadia
- ‘Me thinks I see the love that shall be made’: two Restoration views of St James Park – Christian Verdú
The full text of this and previous editions can be found in the VIDES home page.