Christina Rossetti Timeline

One of the key tools to help you understand the meaning of specific poems is the context in which they were written. This timeline is designed to provide some insight into what sort of things might have been going through Christina Rossetti’s head when she composed each of the poems we’re studying.

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I apologise for not acknowledging my sources, but there are hundreds of different websites and it would’ve taken me an extra day or two to finish this. However, if you want a good place to start get over to The Poetry Foundation as their biography is incredibly detailed.

Author: Mr Sir

Although I've only been teaching Literature since 2011 and did my degree in History, I think that makes me better placed than many Lit teachers to provide notes that make sense and aren't garbled and wrapped up with inaccessible terminology and effluent nonsense. After adventures in Uganda and Uzbekistan, I am now settling down in the Netherlands. However, currently I am just about as unsettled as I have ever been, with a new job, a new baby, a new country and a hundred other things going on! Ask me a question, collaborate or abuse me.

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