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50 Greatest Poems of Christina Georgina Rossetti By Christina Georgina Rossetti
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Christina Georgina Rossetti was born in London in 1830.,Her father was a poet ,Gabrielle Rossetti and her mother was related to a friend of Lord Byron. Her first poem was published in 1850 ,with her... More > most famous collection Goblin Market and other poems published in 1862 to critical and popular acclaim. Tennyson and Hopkins were great admirers and after the death of Elizabeth Barrett Browning ,she was consider the greatest English female poet. At around this time she was the model for number of paintings and drawings undertaken by her brother Dante a leading light in the Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood. Christina later in her life concentrated on more devotional verses and Children’s Poetry. She had suffered illnesses throughout her life and died of cancer in 1894. Her most famous works were Remember, Goblin Market and the Christmas carol In the Bleak Midwinter.< Less
Great Victorian Poets - Volume 1 By Gerard Manley Hopkins et al.
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Britain in the 19th Century was on its way to become an industrial and political superpower. However the reign of Queen Victoria also stressed the importance of religion and stability. Our three... More > poets reflect the cultural and social effect that these changes were having on society. Tennyson saw the growth of Britain has a heroic adventure and his poetry reflected this with his epic poems that celebrated past and present glories. Hopkins saw glory not in the industrial power , but in the power of religion and God. Christina Rossetti also looked to God , but she also reflected on the role of women in this brave new world. Many view Tennyson as the great tradition Victorian poet , however both Hopkins and Rossetti were influential by their innovation . All three poets have maintained a level of popularity into the 20th and 21st Centuries with their poems regularly featuring in anthologies and collections.< Less

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