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Rossetti Poems

Author : Christina Rossetti
ISBN : 9780375712609
Genre : Poetry
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These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Rossetti contains a full selection of Rossetti's work, including her lyric poems, dramatic and narrative poems, rhymes and riddles, sonnet sequences, prayers and meditations, and an index of first lines.
Category: Poetry

Poems And Prose

Author : Christina Rossetti
ISBN : 0191539740
Genre : Poetry
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'The mystery of Life, the mystery Of Death, I see Darkly as in a glass...' Christina Rossetti (1830-94) 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 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. This edition also records the major revisions made by Rossetti when preparing her poems for publication. It brings together the fullest range of Rossetti's poetry and prose in one volume, and is an indispensable introduction to this entrancing writer. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Category: Poetry

Poems Of Christina Rossetti

Author : Christina Georgina Rossetti
Genre : English poetry
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Category: English poetry

Christina Rossetti

Author : Christina Georgina Rossetti
ISBN : 0140423664
Genre : Poetry
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Presents a complete collection of poems by the English author along with a chronology, further reading, and notes.
Category: Poetry

Collected Poetry And Prose

Author : Dante Gabriel Rossetti
ISBN : 0300098022
Genre : Literary Collections
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti is hailed as founder of the Pre-Raphaelite movement & a shaping influence on Moderist aesthetic ideas & practices. He reimagined Blake's project of marrying images & texts, & was seen as the dominating cultural presence in the second half of the 19th century.
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Christina Rossetti

Author : Christina Rossetti
ISBN : 0752500465
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Selected Poems Rossetti

Author : Christina Rossetti
ISBN : 9780141923673
Genre : Poetry
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This new selection of Rossetti's poems brings together works by one of the most significant nineteenth-century English poets. It includes an illuminating introduction, a chronology of Rossetti's life and works, and explanatory notes.
Category: Poetry

Reading Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Author : Brian Donnelly
ISBN : 9781317071266
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A revolutionary figure throughout his career, Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s work provides a distinctly revolutionary lens through which the Victorian period can be viewed. Suggesting that Rossetti’s work should be approached through his poetry, Brian Donnelly argues that it is both inscribed by and inscribes the development of verbal as well as visual culture in the Victorian era. In his discussions of modernity, aestheticism, and material culture, he identifies Rossetti as a central figure who helped define the terms through which we approach the cultural productions of this period. Donnelly begins by articulating a method for reading Rossetti’s poetry that highlights the intertextual relations within and between the poetry and paintings. His interpretations of such poems as the 'Mary’s Girlhood' sonnets, the sonnet sequence The House of Life, and 'The Orchard-Pit' in relationship to paintings such as The Girlhood of Mary Virgin and Ecce Ancilla Domini! shed light on Victorian ideals of femininity, on consumer culture, and on the role of gender hierarchies in Victorian culture. Situating Rossetti’s poetry as the key to all of his work, Donnelly also makes a case for its centrality in its representation of the dominant discourses of the late Victorian period: faith, sex, consumption, death, and the nature of representation itself.
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Sing Song

Author : Christina Georgina Rossetti
Genre : Nursery rhymes
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Category: Nursery rhymes