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Selected Poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been;
I am also call'd No-more, Too-late, Farewell
        (The House of Life: 97. A Superscription, 1-2)
  1. Aspecta Medusa (for a Drawing)
  2. Autumn Song
  3. The Blessed Damozel
  4. The Cloud Confines
  5. The House of Life: The Sonnet
  6. The House of Life: 19. Silent Noon
  7. The House of Life: 22. Heart's Haven
  8. The House of Life: 36. Life-in-Love
  9. The House of Life: 41. Through Death to Love
  10. The House of Life: 66. The Heart of the Night
  11. The House of Life: 71. The Choice, I
  12. The House of Life: 72. The Choice, II
  13. The House of Life: 73. The Choice, III
  14. The House of Life: 97. A Superscription
  15. Insomnia
  16. Love-Lily
  17. Love's Nocturn
  18. Mary's Girlhood (for a Picture)
  19. My Sister's Sleep
  20. The Portrait
  21. Sister Helen
  22. The Stream's Secret
  23. Sudden Light
  24. The Woodspurge

Biographical information

Given name: Dante Gabriel
Family name: Rossetti
Birth date: 12 May 1828
Death date: 9 April 1882
Nationality: English
Ethnicity: Italian
Family relations
          father: Gabriele Rossetti
          mother: Frances Mary Lavinia Rossetti
          wife: Elizabeth Eleanor Rossetti (from 23 May 1860)
          brother: William M. Rossetti
          sister: Christina Rossetti (poet)
          sister: Maria Francesca Rossetti
          grandfather: Gaetano Polidori
          King's College
          Royal Academy: 1846
          Instruction from Ford Madox Brown
Literary movement: Pre-Raphaelite
Literary period: Victorian
Occupation: Painter
          Birchington, near Margate to 9 April 1882
          Cleveland Street, London
          Newman Street, London
          38 Charlotte Street, Portland Place: 12 May 1828
          14 Chatham Place, Blackfriars Bridge: November 1852
          Tuor House, Cheyne Walk: 1862
Buried at: Tomb at Birchington
First RPO edition: 1997