Presenting the Pre-Raphaelites: From Radio Reminiscences to Desperate Romantics

  title={Presenting the Pre-Raphaelites: From Radio Reminiscences to Desperate Romantics},
  author={Chlo{\"e} Jane Johnson},
  journal={Visual Culture in Britain},
  pages={67 - 92}
  • C. Johnson
  • Published 10 February 2010
  • Art
  • Visual Culture in Britain
Through the twentieth century the print and broadcast media have become a major means of communication. The Pre-Raphaelites have received a significant amount of media coverage, particularly since the centenary of the formation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1948. Most recently they were the subject of the BBC drama series Desperate Romantics (2009). Pre-Raphaelitism exists at least as much as a phenomenon within the media as it does in art history. It is therefore important to assess the… 



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