The fairy-tale literature of Charles Dickens, Christina Rossetti, and George MacDonald; antidotes to the Victorian spiritual crisis.9780773451025
The fairy-tale literature of Charles Dickens, Christina Rossetti Christina Georgina Rossetti (December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894) was an English poet. Her siblings were the artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, and Maria Francesca Rossetti. , and George MacDonald George MacDonald (December 10, 1824 – September 18, 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.
Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. ; antidotes to the Victorian spiritual crisis.
Manson, Cynthia DeMarcus.
Edwin Mellen Pr.
Manson (English, Southern U.) analyzes three literary interpretations of Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty
sleeps for 100 years. [Fr. Fairy Tale, The Sleeping Beauty]
See : Enchantment
enchanted heroine awakened from century of slumber by prince’s kiss. from the early 1860s by Charles Dickens, Christina Rosetti, and George MacDonald. The texts, Great Expectations, "The Goblin Market Goblin Market (composed in April, 1859 and published in 1862) is an important poem by Christina Rossetti. Throughout her lifetime, Rossetti claimed that the poem, which features remarkably sexual imagery , was a children's poem. ," and "The Light Princess" are responses to the crisis of faith in Victorian England following the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species in 1859, she argues. She also explains the importance of fairy tales in Victorian culture and the history of the Sleepy Beauty tale.
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