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PUBLICATIONS // Dr Emma Merkling


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2025
  • [in review] Emma Merkling, ‘The Sticky Sundew: Plant Carnivory and Queer Erotics’, in Sticky Films: Conceptual and Material Explorations, ed. by Kerim Doğruel, Fadekemi Olawoye, and Clara Podlesnigg (Lüneberg: meson press)

2024
  • [forthcoming] Emma Merkling, Review of Michelle Foot, Modern Spiritualism and Scottish Art: Scots, Spirits and Séances, 1860–1940. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2023. 260 pp. £90 (9781350405813), Journal of the Society for Psychical Research

  • [in press] Emma Merkling, ‘Living, “Quivering” Nudes: Annie Louisa Swynnerton (nee Robinson)’s Mater Triumphalis, 1892’, in Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520–1920, ed. by Tabitha Barber (London: Tate Publishing)

  • [in press] Emma Merkling, ‘Action, Ambition, Aestheticism: Evelyn De Morgan’s The Christian Martyr (Nauzarea), c. 1880–82’, in Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520–1920, ed. by Tabitha Barber (London: Tate Publishing)




2023


  • Emma Merkling, ‘Physics, Psychical Research, and the Self: Evelyn De Morgan’s Spiritualist Portraits’, Art History 46.3 (2023): 458–83, DOI: 10.1111/1467-8365.12726

2022


2020


2019

  • Emma Merkling, Review of Elizabeth Prettejohn. Modern Painters, Old Masters: The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press in association with the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2017. 288 pp.; 130 color ills.; 30 b/w ills. Cloth $55.00 (9780300222753), caa reviews (2019). DOI: 10.3202/caa.reviews.2019.129

  • Emma Merkling, Review of ‘Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope,’ Manchester Art Gallery, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century (2019). DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/ntn.851

2018


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