Selected Poems (Fyfield Books)

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Christina Rossetti was in a sense the first poet of the Pre-Raphelites. In this selection C.H. Sisson, presents a wide range of her work and in his biographical and critical introduction suggests fresh perspectives on it.

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Student edition of selected poems by Christina Rossetti

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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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