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Description - Recovering Christina Rossetti by Mary Arseneau

This book re-conceives Christina Rossetti's poetic identity by exposing the androcentric bias inherent in the histories of the Rossetti family and of Pre-Raphaelitism, by turning new attention to the Rossetti women, and by reconstituting a female and religious community for Rossetti's writing. Drawing on extensive archival research, Mary Arseneau investigates how Rossetti's religious faith sustains her poetic practice and authorizes her cultural and aesthetic critique; the result is a re-evaluation and re-contextualization of the whole range of Rossetti's writing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333683958
ISBN-10: 0333683951
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 227
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mary Arseneau

Mary Arseneau is Associate Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She has published numerous essays on Christina Rossetti, the Rossetti family, the Pre-Raphaelites, and John Keats. Together with Antony H. Harrison and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, she is co-editor of The Culture of Christina Rossetti: Female Poetics and Victorian Contexts.

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