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Christina (Georgina) Rossetti Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 11 pages of information about the life of Christina (Georgina) Rossetti.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Christina (Georgina) Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti is best known for her poetry on religious or inspirational themes. Her literary reputation has gradually increased since her death, and she has emerged as one of the finest British female poets of the nineteenth century. She is also considered, along with Gerard Manley Hopkins, as one of the two major religious poets of the nineteenth century. Because of her reticent nature, she is seen by many contemporary critics as the British equivalent of Emily Dickinson, although, unlike Dickinson, she was recognized as an important poetic voice during her lifetime. The 11 January 1865 London Times judged Rossetti and Jean Ingelow as the two foremost living women poets of the Victorian age. Critical recognition and reevaluation of Rossetti as a major Victorian poet is focused primarily on her adult work, while her two major children's texts, Sing-Song: A Nursery Rhyme Book (1872), a collection of poems, and...

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