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Christina Rossetti’s Poems: a New Edition and a Revaluation

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the works of Christina Rossetti. Rossetti presents a peculiarly useful subject through which to explore how certain writers move in or out of critical attention. In addition, ... More


The Religious Poetry of Christina Rossetti

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of the difficulties which an explicitly Christian poem, or artwork, presents for criticism is its appearance of thematic uniformity. Readers of such a poem frequently seem to think that the ideas ... More


The Pre-Raphaelites

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) in 1848 including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, William Morris, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. Dante Gabriel Rossetti wanted ... More


Victorian Women Hymn‐Writers

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the woman writer, and hymn writing as an acceptable occupation for women; the character of this writing, and examples of it from Charlotte Elliott, Sarah Flower Adams, and Cecil Frances ... More


Consumers of Intoxicating Fruits and Elixirs: The Cognitive Grammar of Christina Rossetti’s and Ford Madox Ford’s Oriental Fairy Tales

Eleonora Sasso

in The Pre-Raphaelites and Orientalism: Language and Cognition in Remediations of the East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474407168
eISBN:
9781474449670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407168.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fourth chapter provides a cognitive grammar analysis of Christina Rossetti’s and Ford’s Oriental fairy poetry and narrative fictionalising scenes of drug consumption. Like consumers of banj ... More


The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Jerome J. McGann

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as exploring the fault-lines marking the various kinds of historical literary studies from the New Criticism to Post-Structuralism, this book develops a fully elaborated socio-historical ... More


Christina Rossetti and the Triumph of Revision

Constance W. Hassett

in Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Christina Rossetti is well known for subjecting her poems to what Jerome McGann calls ‘severe prunings’, the most conspicuous of her strategies for achieving her characteristically spare lyricism. ... More


Like honey to the throat but poison to the blood: Christina Rossetti's addictive market

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Christina Rossetti's poem ‘Goblin Market’ is a powerful account of threshold states and addiction. In it one can find emblems of dislocation such as ghosts and spectres. David F. Morrill points out ... More


Christina Rossetti’s Chronometrical Eternal

Krista Lysack

in Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes up one of The Christian Year’s most provocative interpolators, Christina Rossetti. Examining her devotional books, it makes a particular study of Time Flies: A Reading Diary, a ... More


The Poetics of Popular Poetry in the Argosy

Caley Ehnes

in Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the poetics of popular poetry in the Argosy under the editorship of Isa Craig. It argues that a careful reading of the periodical’s sentimental poetry challenges the critical ... More


The Solo’s Origins: Monodramas, Attitudes, Dramatic Monologues

Carrie J. Preston

in Modernism's Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766260
eISBN:
9780190252847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766260.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discovers an origin for modernist solos in popular performance forms emerging from romanticism—monodramas and attitudes usually presented a mythic character in an emotionally climactic ... More


The New Shilling Monthlies: Macmillan’s Magazine and The Cornhill

Caley Ehnes

in Victorian Poetry and the Poetics of the Literary Periodical

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474418348
eISBN:
9781474459655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418348.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns its attention to the shilling monthly as represented by the originators of the genre: Macmillan’sMagazine and the Cornhill. These periodicals represent a particular moment in ... More


The Germs of a Genre: The Germ and the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers a working definition for the little magazine genre, explained as dependent on the peculiar position these publications occupied in the wider periodical marketplace. It then looks ... More


Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith

Emma Mason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198723691
eISBN:
9780191791086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith suggests that the life and works of Christina Rossetti offer a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and ecology. It counters readings of her ... More


Hopkins and the Lost Beloved: The Making of ‘A Voice from the World’ and ‘Binsey Poplars’

Catherine Phillips

in Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the development of two poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins: the first, ‘A Voice from the World’, was written as a response to Christina Rossetti’s ‘The Convent Threshold’ and Dante ... More


Other Poetry

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes a break from the study and examination of the form and content of mid-Victorian poetry. Instead, it compiles poems that exemplify key elements of Meredith's verse: social ... More


Invariant Forms: “[T]he bonds of verse”: Form as Discipline

Andrea Henderson

in Algebraic Art: Mathematical Formalism and Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809982
eISBN:
9780191860140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809982.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the later nineteenth century formal regularity was regarded as the hallmark of mathematical and scientific inquiry as well as the burgeoning “social sciences” and the arts—all presumed to be ... More


Poetry in the Making: Introduction

Daniel Tyler

in Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The introduction to the volume proposes that composition is a dynamic process and that ideas of effortful labour and sudden inspiration are equally suggestive as ways to understand (or experience) ... More


Confronting Variety: Listing, Subjectivity, and Genre in Latin Poetry

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Starting with Horace’s lengthy priamel in the first of his odes, this chapter looks at the relation between subjectivity and variety through the phenomenon of listing as it appears in different ... More


Introduction

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the nineteenth century, addiction could be identified in a variety of forms in social, cultural, and medical conceptions of deviancy or antisocial behaviour such as alcoholism, drug addiction, ... More


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