Selected Prose of Christina Rossetti by Christina Rossetti
Christina Rossetti (In Our Time)
Selected Poems of Christina Rossetti (Wordsworth Poetry Library)
Christina Georgina Rossetti 5 December — 29 December was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic , devotional , and children's poems. She is famous for " Goblin Market " and "Remember". She dictated her first story to her mother before she had learned to write. Rossetti was educated at home by her mother and father, who had her study religious works, classics, fairy tales and novels. Their home was open to visiting Italian scholars, artists and revolutionaries. In the s, her family faced severe financial difficulties due to the deterioration of her father's physical and mental health.
Known as a poet, Rossetti also wrote prose, primarily short fiction and devotional works. Here the editors, Dent Centennial Coll. Christina Georgina Rossetti was born in London on December 5, Rossetti's intense devotion to religion showed in her various works, including "Uphill," her most famous work. Overall, Rossetti did not publish much, but she did submit her first volume of poetry, Goblin Market and Other Poems.
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Christina Rossetti is perhaps the most contradictory of the great Victorian poets. She writes of the world's beauty, but fears that it may be deceptive, even deadly. She is a religious poet, but much of her work is driven by uncertainty. Her poems are restrained, even secretive, but they se. Her poems are restrained, even secretive, but they seek nothing less than the mystery of Life and Death. This edition contains Rossetti's strongest and most distinctive work: poetry including 'Goblin Market', 'The Prince's Progress', and the sonnet sequence 'Monna Innominata' , stories including the complete text of Maude , devotional prose with nearly fifty entries from the 'reading diary' Times Flies , and personal letters. Those poems which Rossetti published, and those which she withheld from publication, are here brought together in chronological order, allowing the reader to observe her poetic trajectory.
Known as a poet, Rossetti also wrote prose, primarily short fiction and devotional works. Here the editors, Dent Centennial Coll. Selected Prose of Christina Rossetti. Christina Georgina Rossetti. Christina Rossetti is one of the best known and loved of Victorian poets, yet only recently has she emerged from comparative critical obscurity. This is partly due to a late 20th-century rediscovery of women writers and partly because of a renewed interest in Victorian culture.