Christina Rossetti Selected Poetry

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1877 Saturday Review (on publication of Goblin Market and other poems)
"There is not much thinking in them, not much high or deep feeling, no passion"
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Dante Rossetti- sadly smitten invalid
Rossetti was "an almost constant often a sadly smitten invalid"
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti- countenance of death
"She saw the countenance of death very close to her own"
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Lynda Palazzo- original sin
Rossetti's work "includes more than a hint that male gender oppression can be interpreted as original sin"
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Simon Avery- uncompromising analysis
Rossetti's poems are "uncompromising in their analysis of women's place in society"
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Simon Avery- independence and agency
Rossetti's poems encourage women "to claim independencr and agency"
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Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar
she was one of the "singer of renunciation" of her time
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Simon Avery- dominant masculinity
"Maude Clare is a clear critique of dominant masculinity"
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Rossetti was "an almost constant often a sadly smitten invalid"

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Dante Rossetti- sadly smitten invalid

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"She saw the countenance of death very close to her own"

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Rossetti's work "includes more than a hint that male gender oppression can be interpreted as original sin"

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Rossetti's poems are "uncompromising in their analysis of women's place in society"

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