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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Christina Georgina Rossetti

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
1. Christina Georgina Rossetti Marker
Inscription.

Here
lived and died
Christina Georgina
Rossetti
Poetess
Born 1830:Died 1894


 
Erected 1913 by Greater London Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.379′ N, 0° 7.825′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. 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, London Borough of Camden, England WC1E 7JL, United Kingdom.
 
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); Lytton Strachey (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); Virginia Woolf (about 180 meters away); First Anaesthesia in England (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Christina Rossetti (Wikipedia). Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
2. Christina Georgina Rossetti Marker - Wide View
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
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWomen
 
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti (image courtesy of the New York Public Library), circa 1870
3. Christina Rossetti
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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