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Christina Rossetti: Britain’s Most Imaginative Poet

Christina Rossetti: Britain’s Most Imaginative Poet

  Rossetti wrote wild, romantic and imaginative poetry that leaps off the page. Whether it’s her weird and wonderful epic poem, “The Goblin Market” or her beautiful, mysterious sonnets like “Remember”.  While her poetry still looms large in anthologies and collections of British poets, her own life was quieter, more retiring, especially in comparison to her bohemian and drug-addled artist brother and his artist pals, the Pre-Raphaelites. But her own life reveals some clues as to her inspiration for her lyrical masterpieces.   Papà - Gabriele Rossetti                    Mamma - Frances Polidori   She was born in London’s Italian quarter. One of three children, Christina was the youngest child. Their father, a Dante scholar...

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