Note 5, Chapter 4 of the author's Christina Rossetti in Context which the University of North Carolina Press published in 1988. It appears in the Victorian web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.
Heath-Stubbs, "Pre-Raphaelitism and the Aesthetic Withdrawal." On Dante Rossetti, see William Fredeman's now-classic study, "Rossetti's 'In Memoriam.'" Cecil Lang correctly insists that the Defence volume is not only "the first, as well as the most, Pre-Raphaelite volume of poems," but also Morris's last Pre-Raphaelite volume (Pre-Raphaelites, 19).
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