Christina Georgina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti was a British poet known for her romantic, devotional, and children's poetry. She is best known for her works 'Goblin Market' and 'Remember'.

Books

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  1. 1. Christina Rossetti: The Complete Poems

    This book is a comprehensive collection of poems by a renowned 19th-century poet. It includes all her known works, ranging from her youthful verses, devotional poems, and love lyrics to her later, darker musings on mortality. The collection showcases the author's mastery of rhythm and rhyme, her rich use of imagery, and her exploration of themes such as love, loss, and spirituality. It offers readers a chance to immerse themselves in the depth and beauty of her poetic world.

    The 2389th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Goblin Market

    "Goblin Market" is a narrative poem that explores themes of temptation, sacrifice, and salvation through the story of two sisters, Laura and Lizzie, who encounter goblin merchants selling a variety of luscious, enchanted fruits. Despite warnings, Laura succumbs to the temptation and indulges in the fruit, leading to a decline in her health and spirit. Lizzie, determined to save her sister, bravely confronts the goblins and resists their temptations, ultimately purchasing the antidote with her courage and purity. The poem culminates in a powerful act of sisterly love and redemption, as the bond between the siblings triumphs over the malevolent forces.

    The 6109th Greatest Book of All Time