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Selected Poems by Christina G. Rossetti
Book DescriptionIn this selection C.H. Sisson presents a wide range of her work and in his biographical and critical introduction suggests fresh perspectives on it. Sisson also includes here Rossetti's long-unavailable "Maude, A Story for Girls", which was written when she was very young and gives some indication of her cast of mind and her skills as a writer of prose fiction. The character of Maude is a severe self-portrait, wry at her own expense. As Sisson says, "with any poet the starting point, social as well as literary, is worth finding out about".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780856355332
(180mm x 120mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Fyfield Books
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1984
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 was born in 1830 in London and educated at home. She was associated with the Pre-Raphaelites through her brother Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Her first collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems (1862) was extremely successful and this was followed by The Prince's Progress and Other Poems (1866) and A Pageant and Other Poems (1881). She also wrote a collection of verse for children and several essays about religion. After her death in 1894, her eldest brother William, brought out a complete collection of her poetry.
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