Footenote 41,of the author's "The ideology of 'eternal truth'," which Taylor & Francis published in 1991. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.

See, for example, Kate Flint's 'Reading The Awakening Conscience rightly', in Pre-Raphaelites re-viewed, pp.45-65, and Lynn Nead's case study of Abraham Solomon's Drowned! Drowned! (1860) in her Myths of Sexuality, pp.182-191, which she regards as exemplifying 'the tension that was set up within visual representations of the prostitute through the competing expectations of realism, propriety and aesthetic pleasure', p. 182. This point is equally applicable to Hunt's interpretations of The Lady of Shalott.

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