When was Christina Rossetti born?

When was Christina Rossetti born?

December 5, 1830Christina Rossetti / Date of birth

Christina Rossetti, in full Christina Georgina Rossetti, pseudonym Ellen Alleyne, (born Dec. 5, 1830, London, Eng. —died Dec. 29, 1894, London), one of the most important of English women poets both in range and quality.

Who did Christina Rossetti marry?

One of the Pre-Raphaelite brethren, James Collinson, proposed marriage to Rossetti in 1848.

How old was Christina Rossetti when she died?

64 years (1830–1894)Christina Rossetti / Age at death

Did Christina Rossetti have siblings?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Maria Francesca RossettiWilliam Michael Rossetti
Christina Rossetti/Siblings

Where did Christina Rossetti attend school?

Between 1875 and 1876, Rossetti attended a course of lectures on Dante at University College London.

Is Christina Rossetti American?

On December 5, 1830, Christina Rossetti was born in London, one of four children of Italian parents.

How many Christina Rossetti are there?

by Christina Rossetti – Hello Poetry. How Many Seconds? How many seconds in a minute? Sixty, and no more in it.

Who was Christina Rossetti?

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti. Rossetti was born into an artistic family and her siblings included Dante Gabriel, one of the leading lights of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, to whose journal, ‘The Germ’, Christina contributed poems.

What is Christina Rossetti’s poetry like?

Rossetti’s poetry has a spirituality and sensitivity that has led to her redisovery in recent decades, not least by feminist critics who praise her powerful and independent poetic voice.

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