"An Hour Before the Day": the dismembered Book of Hours in Elizabeth Siddal's "Clerk Saunders". / Reeve, Nat.

In: Word and Image, 24.03.2021.

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This article, working with queer theory, examines how Elizabeth Siddal's 1857 watercolour 'Clerk Saunders' engages with, dismembers, and reinterprets the art contained in the medieval Book of Hours, focusing on Siddal’s bleakly modern reworking of motifs from the Annunciation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalWord and Image
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 24 Mar 2021

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