Camden in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Christina Georgina Rossetti
lived and died
Born 1830:Died 1894
Erected 1913 by Greater London Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is December 29, 1894.
Location. 51° 31.379′ N, 0° 7.825′ W. Marker is in Camden, England, in Greater London. Marker is on Torrington Square just south of Byng Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Torrington Square, Camden, England WC1E 7JL, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Travers Herford (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Rabindranath Tagore (about 120 meters away); Lytton Strachey (about 150 meters away); Dr. Williams's Library (about 150 meters away); The Bloomsbury Group (about 150 meters away); John Maynard Keynes (about 150 meters away); George Dance (The Younger) (about 180 meters away); T.S. Eliot (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
Also see . . .
1. Christina Rossetti (Wikipedia). Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing Goblin Market and "Remember". She also wrote the words of the Christmas carols "In the Bleak Midwinter", set to a tune by Gustav Holst, and "Love Came Down at Christmas". (Submitted on April 16, 2018.)
2. Christina Rossetti (Poetry Foundation). Of all Victorian women poets, posterity has been kindest to Christina Rossetti. Her poetry has never disappeared from view, and her reputation, though it suffered a decline in the first half of the twentieth century, has always been preserved to some degree. Critical interest in Rossetti’s poetry swelled in the final decades of the twentieth century, a resurgence largely impelled by the emergence of feminist criticism; much of this commentary focuses on gender issues in her poetry and on Rossetti as a woman poet.... (Submitted on April 16, 2018.)
Additional keywords. Bloomsbury
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