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|Physisches Format||Online version:
Christina Rossetti revisited.
New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996
|Name:||Christina Georgina Rossetti; Christina Rossetti; Christina Georgina Rossetti|
|Beschreibung:||xiii, 183 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Inhalt:||Ch. 1. Reading the Life --
Ch. 2. First Fruits: From Maude to Goblin Market and Other Poems --
Ch. 3. Conciliation, Circumvention, and Rebellion: The Prince's Progress and Other Poems --
Ch. 4. Fresh Fields of Endeavor: Short Stories and Nursery Rhymes --
Ch. 5. "What Doth Remain": The Impetus to Devotion in the Sonnets.
|Serientitel:||Twayne's English authors series, TEAS 517.|
In revisiting the copious works of Christina Rossetti, Sharon Smulders focuses on the poet's versatility as a writer. Smulders sees Rossetti as a writer interested in fostering and sustaining possibilities for feminine self-expression; she carefully observes the way the poet engaged in a range of formal experiments in both prose and verse and frequently resisted or dislocated established generic conventions to achieve her ends. Smulders also sees Rossetti as a writer very much of her time: her attitudes toward contemporary social, religious, and aesthetic issues inform the thematic and formal preoccupations of her work.