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Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

Rossetti, Christina Georgina (rō-set’ē). An English poet, sister of Dante Gabriel; born in London, Dec. 5, 1830; died on Dec. 29, 1894. ‘Goblin Market’ (1862) is regarded as her finest production. Her other writings consist chiefly of lyric poems of great beauty, and sonnets mostly of a grave and simple devotional order. They include: ‘The Prince’s Progress’ (1866); ‘Commonplace, and Other Short Stories’ (in prose: 1870); ‘Sing-Song: A Nursery-Rhyme Book’ (1872); ‘Annus Domini: A Prayer for Each Day in the Year’ (1873); ‘Speaking Likenesses’ (1874); ‘Seek and Find’ (1879); ‘A Pageant, and Other Poems’ (1881); ‘Letter and Spirit’ (1883); ‘Verses’ (1893); and several posthumous works. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).