Collection: Christina Rossetti

Born in 1830, Christina Rossetti was a prolific poet. She was the youngest in her family. Christina created various works around the topics of religion and fantasy. She greatly enjoyed writing for children. During the 1850s, Christina wrote under the pseudonym Ellen Alleyne, to which she contributed several poems. The narrative poem “Goblin Market”, is one of her more well known and popular works. She also wrote two Christmas carols that were well known in Britain, “In the Bleak Midwinter” and “Love Came Down at Christmas.” Christina was devoted to her faith. Some of the themes found in her works were influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite movement and poetry from that era. Christina died in December of 1894.
Christina Rossetti