CH midterm [4]

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CH midterm [4]
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  1. Sarah Stickney Ellis
    • 1799-1872
    • Separate private/public spheres
    • Wrote: The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits (1838)
    • Women are the moral center of society so long as they stay at home--remember: women calm men.
    • Womens labor is much less than men
  2. Evangelicals
    • advocated traditional values
    • saw themselves as natural leaders of society
    • detatchment from rich
    • support abolition
    • led anti-slave movement
    • when you drink caffeine, you drink slave bones
    • George Cruikshank
    • The Bottle 1847
    • Christians wanted to clean up the darn street!
    • Offering bottle to his wife
    • childeren are well behaved
    • alcohol made him lose everything
  3. John Ruskin
    • 1819-1900
    • wrote: "The Nature of the Gothic"
    • Dad was a wine merchant
    • born wealthy, quicky person
    • First architecture critic
    • Venice->gothic architecture
    • Ugly buildings can't produce learning
    • bad architecture=bad society
    • problem with captialism is that it alienates the worker

  4. "The Nature of the Gothic"
    • 1850s
    • By: John Ruskin
    • about Venice architecture and cultural declining and connection to moral, social and political structures.
    • Values articulated in pre-Renaissance Gothic architecture.
    • How do you expect to learn in an ugly building?
    • Title: Ophelia
    • By: John Everette Millais
    • Date: 1851

    • Boyfriend killed father, she got blamed for it, so she killed herself.
    • John Ruskin likes it because it's his dead wife.
  5. Christina Rosetti
    • 1830-1894
    • Wrote: "In An Artist's studio"
    • Can women be artists?
  6. Separate Spheres
    • Sarah Ellis
    • Women: confined to domestic sphere
    • Men: agency in the public sphere (political, literary, business).
  7. William Morris
    • 1830s-1890s
    • Reinvented Ghuttenberg Press
    • Designer of furnature, stained glass, tapestries, wallpaper, and fabric.
    • famous poet/novelist
    • found Kelmscott press in 1890 that published fine books
    • against mass manufacture/for aesthetics

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