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Published: 09 October 2008

560 Pages | facsimile frontispiece and title-page to 'Goblin Market'


ISBN: 9780192807151

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Poems and Prose

Christina Rossetti
Edited by Simon Humphries

Oxford World's Classics

  • Christina Rossetti is one of the great Victorian poets. Best known for her poems 'Goblin Market' and 'In the bleak midwinter', she is also the author of a wide range of other poems, nursery rhymes, short stories, and devotional prose, the best of which is selected here.
  • This is the fullest one-volume edition of Rossetti's writings, in which published and unpublished poems are brought together in one chronological sequence in order to show Rossetti's poetic development.
  • Includes the fullest selection of Rossetti's devotional prose alongside four complete short stories, including 'Maude'.
  • Contains the fullest and most helpful annotation of any edition.
  • Introduction places Rossetti in her historical and literary contexts, discusses the main critical approaches to her work, and its religious influences.
  • Includes facsimile frontispiece and title-page to 'Goblin Market'

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