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Christina Rossetti (1830–1894), English romantic poet. Her works include "Goblin Market" and the carol "In the Bleak Midwinter". Questions about her poems should be tagged under [poetry], questions about her songs should be tagged under [song-lyrics]

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What evidence do we have that, after her death, Christina Rossetti's brother destroyed some of her poems before he published the rest?

It is widely believed that Christina Rossetti had lesbian inclinations, although it is unclear whether she ever acted on them. In several places, I have seen references to the fact that her brother, ...
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Michael Field’s ‘To Christina Rossetti’

‘Michael Field’ was a joint pen-name used by Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper. Their elegy ‘To Christina Rossetti’ (1896) was written after Rossetti’s death in 1894. Lady, we would behold thee ...
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