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By Claudia Ottlinger

Whereas Emily Dickinson as a forerunner of recent American poetry has met with an exceptional severe reaction, Christina Rossetti remains to be considered as a minor Victorian poet. regardless of all their biographical, spiritual and poetic ameliorations the comparative process is acceptable for laying off new gentle on those women's poetic output, that's preoccupied with dying, and for exhibiting their cultural divergences in addition to their transcultural affinities. according to a brand new typology and almost about 220 fundamental texts, this ebook highlights Dickinson's and Rossetti's supremely complicated view of dying, characterised by way of a big quantity of moving emphases and views and focussing at the lyrical I that oscillates among worry and fascination, numb melancholy and welcome unencumber.

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