SUNDAY LECTURE: RUSKIN AND THE PRE-RAPHAELITE WOMEN

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

John Ruskin’s attitude to Pre-Raphaelite women writers and artists reflected an unsympathetic age. The challenges faced by Christina Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal, Georgiana Burne-Jones, Jane Morris, Evelyn de Morgan and Maria Spartali were immense, but they created some of the most wonderful poetry and painting of the 19th century. Kathleen Jones £18 each or £32 for 

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THE WOMEN WRITERS OF THE LAKES

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom

The literary landscape of the Lake District has been dominated by men while its female writers of both the 19th and 20th century have been overlooked. The course will look at the lives and work of Dorothy and Dora Wordsworth, Sara Coleridge, Harriet Martineau, Beatrix Potter, Margaret Forster and Sarah Hall. Kathleen Jones Residential: £400 Non-residential: 

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