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Christina Georgina Rossetti biography :

Christina Rossetti is one of the most significant voices in Victorian poetry. She is best known for her poetry collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems, though her other works—The Price’s Progress and other Poems (1866), Singsong: a Nursery Rhyme Book (1872), Seek and Find (1879), and Called to be Saints (1881) merited enough acclaim for her to be considered as Tennyson’s successor as Poet Laureate.
Christina Rossetti was the daughter of Italian poet and scholar Gabriele Rossetti (1783-1854), though she was born and raised in London. Her parents’ love for art, and the intellectual circles they moved in, left a strong creative influence on the Rossetti children. She and her three siblings were all writers, and her brother Dante Gabriel was also a painter. She modeled for his picture, The Girlhood of Mary Virgin (1849), as well as for the paintings and drawings for her family’s Pre-Raphaelite friends. Her family also helped introduce her talent to the literary world: her first poems were published by grandfather’s printing press, and her brother’s pre-Raphaelite journal, The Germ, featured seven of her earliest works.
Rossetti’s poetry is known for its rich religious undertones, reflecting her own spirituality and devotion to the church, and the influences of philosophers like Augustine and Thomas à Kempis and the metaphysical poet John Donne.
Between penning poems, Rossetti worked as a governess. In the 1880’s she developed a thyroid disease that left her an invalid. She continued to write, leading to the collections A Pageant and Other Poems (1881) and The Face of the Deep (1892) before she passed away from cancer on December 29, 1894.


Poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti :

A Better Resurrection

A Birthday

A Daughter Of Eve

AT Home

De Profundis

Dream Land


Passing Away, Saith The World



The Convent Threshold

The Thread Of Life

The Three Enemies


Who has seen the wind?

Winter: My Secret

A Better Ressurection by Christina Rossetti

A Better Resurrection by Christina Rossetti

A Birthday by Christina Rossetti

A Daughter Of Eve by Christina Rossetti

A Pause by Christina Rossetti

A PORTRAIT by Christina Rossetti

A Study (A Soul) by Christina Rossetti

Aloof by Christina Rossetti

An Apple-Gathering by Christina Rossetti

At Home by Christina Rossetti

Before The Paling Of The Stars by Christina Rossetti

Beneath Thy Cross by Christina Rossetti

Bride Song by Christina Rossetti

By The Sea by Christina Rossetti

Cobwebs by Christina Rossetti

Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti

De Profundis by Christina Rossetti

Dream Land by Christina Rossetti

Echo by Christina Rossetti

Fluttered Wings by Christina Rossetti

From “Later Life” by Christina Rossetti

From Memory by Christina Rossetti

From Sunset to Star Rise by Christina Rossetti

From the Antique by Christina Rossetti

Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti

Holy Innocents by Christina Rossetti

In An Artist's Studio by Christina Rossetti

In Progress by Christina Rossetti

In The Willow Shade by Christina Rossetti

Is it Well with the Child? by Christina Rossetti

Later life by Christina Rossetti

Love Sonnet by Christina Rossetti

Marvel of Marvels by Christina Rossetti

Maude Clare by Christina Rossetti

May by Christina Rossetti

Mirage by Christina Rossetti

Monna Innominata 4 by Christina Rossetti

No, Thank You John by Christina Rossetti

Passing away, saith the World by Christina Rossetti

Promises Like Pie-Crust by Christina Rossetti

Remember by Christina Rossetti

Rest by Christina Rossetti

Sappho by Christina Rossetti

Silent Noon by Christina Rossetti

Sleeping at last by Christina Rossetti

Song by Christina Rossetti

Song (She Sat And Sang Alway) by Christina Rossetti

Spring Quiet by Christina Rossetti

The Convent Threshold by Christina Rossetti

The First Day by Christina Rossetti

The Prince's Progress (excerpt) by Christina Rossetti

The Thread of Life by Christina Rossetti

The Three Enemies by Christina Rossetti

Twice by Christina Rossetti

Uphill by Christina Rossetti

Up-Hill by Christina Rossetti

What Would I Give by Christina Rossetti

When I am dead, my dearest by Christina Rossetti

Who Has Seen the Wind? by Christina Rossetti

Who shall deliver me? by Christina Rossetti

Winter: My Secret by Christina Rossetti



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