Christina Georgina Rossetti (December 5th, 1830 - December 29th, 1894) is an English poetess, sister of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti and of Maria Francesca Rossetti.
The father, Gabriel Rossetti was an Italian poet. The mother, Frances Polidori, was the sister of a friend of Lord Byron, William Polidori.
Christina nacquit in London and was educated by his/her mother at the house. Thereafter, she will not marry James Collinson like Charles Cayley for religious reasons.
Its collection which had the most success is the Market goblin (1862).
She was known for her committed positions and avant-gardists: pacifist, against the cruelty of the animals, for the Vote of the women.
She dies of cancer in 1894 and will be regarded as a great poetess of the time victorienne
- Goblin Market and Other Poems (1862)
- The Prince' S Progress and Other Poems (1856)
- Commonplace (1870)
- Sing-Song: nursery Rhyme Book (1872, 1893) has
- has Pageant and Other Poems (1881)
- Verses (1893)
- New Poems (1895)
- Uphill (1887)
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