The Complete Poems
By (author) Christina G. Rossetti
Introduction by Betty Sue Flowers
Notes by Betty Sue Flowers
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Complete Poems by Christina G. Rossetti
Book DescriptionRossetti is unique among Victorian poets for the sheer range of her subject matter and the variety of her verse form. This collection brings together fantasy poems, such as Goblin Market, and terrifyingly vivid verses for children, love lyrics and sonnets, and the vast body of her devotional poetry. Rossetti's poems weave connections between love and death, triumph and loss, heavenly joys and earthly pleasures. The directness and clarity of her lyrics still have the power to startle us with their truth and beauty.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140423662
(198mm x 129mm x 54mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christina G. Rossetti
Goblin Market, Paperback (February 2015)
Presents a selection of Christina Rossetti's (1830-1894) most famous poem, from the hallucinatory 'Goblin Market' to 'In the bleak mid-winter.'
Poems and Prose, Paperback (October 2008)
This edition brings together the fullest range of Rossetti's poetry and prose in one volume, including 'Goblin Market', stories (the complete text of Maude), devotional prose, and personal letters. The poetry is arranged in a single chronological sequence to show Rossetti's poetic development.
Selected Poems: Rossetti, Paperback (April 2008)View all books by Christina G. Rossetti
A selection of Rossetti's poems that includes an introduction, a chronology of Rossetti's life and works, and explanatory notes.
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Author Biography - Christina G. Rossetti
Christina Rossetti (1830-1894), sister of the poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was educated at home and shared her family's intellectual interests. Ill-health ended her work as a governess and later made her an invalid. Her poetry was first published in 1850 in the Pre-Raphaelite magazine, The Germ, and several volumes of poetry followed, demonstrating an extraordinary emotional and technical range. Betty Sue Flowers is Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.
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