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The culture of Christina Rossetti : female poetics and Victorian contexts

Author: Mary Arseneau; Antony H Harrison; Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, 1999.
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"The Culture of Christina Rossetti offers a radical rethinking of Rossetti's place in the Victorian world of art, literature, and ideas. Examining her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from a variety of theoretical perspectives, these essays solicit a new understanding of Rossetti as an artist actively engaged in Victorian developments in aesthetics, theology, science, economics, and politics."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Culture of Christina Rossetti.
Athens : Ohio University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607230632
Named Person: Christina Georgina Rossetti; Christina Georgina Rossetti; Christina Georgina Rossetti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Arseneau; Antony H Harrison; Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
ISBN: 0821412434 9780821412435
OCLC Number: 40200171
Description: xxii, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Speaking unlikenesses: the double text in Christina Rossetti's "After death" and "Remember" / Margaret Reynolds --
"May my great love avail me": Christina Rossetti and Dante / Mary Arseneau --
"Monna innominata" and Sonnets from the Portuguese: sonnet traditions and spiritual trajectories / Marjorie Stone --
Tasting the "Fruit forbidden": gender, intertextuality, and Christina Rossetti's Goblin market / Catherine Maxwell --
The political economy of fruit: Goblin market / Richard Menke --
Visualizing the fantastic subject: Goblin market and the gaze / Lorraine Janzen Kooistra --
"Frogs and fat toads": Christina Rossetti and the significance of the nonhuman / Kathryn Burlinson --
Astronomy of the invisible: contexts for Christina Rossetti's heavenly parables / Linda E. Marshall --
Speaking likenesses: hearing the lesson / Julia Briggs --
Father's place, mother's space: identity, Italy, and the maternal Christina Rossetti's poetry / Alison Chapman --
Rossetti's cold women: irony and liminal fantasy in the death lyrics / Susan Conley --
Dying to be a poetess: the conundrum of Christina Rossetti / Margaret Linley.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Arseneau, Antony H. Harrison, and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra.

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"The Culture of Christina Rossetti offers a radical rethinking of Rossetti's place in the Victorian world of art, literature, and ideas. Examining her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from a variety of theoretical perspectives, these essays solicit a new understanding of Rossetti as an artist actively engaged in Victorian developments in aesthetics, theology, science, economics, and politics."--BOOK JACKET.

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