Search Results: "Rinsai Rossetti"


BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 19, 2012

"Infused with an urgent hope, this glimmering love story exhilarates and refreshes. (Magical realism. 12 & up)"
Her name—Frenenqer—means "restraint" in "some language or other," and she is the only child—creation, really—of a man for whom affection is unspeakable: Pfft. Read full book review >

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CHRISTINA ROSSETTI by Jan Marsh
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1995

"The author's steady, sympathetic course through Rossetti's divided life enables readers to delve into the intense and original self most fully expressed in her poetry. (16 pages b&w photos and illustrations, not seen)"
An adept survey of the outwardly placid, internally conflicted life of an English counterpart to Emily Dickinson. Read full book review >

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THE ROSSETTI LETTER by Christi Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2007

"A fairly romanticized view of history, yet an amiable first effort sure to appeal to the many fans of the genre."
A debut novel jumping between the saucy adventures of a 17th-century courtesan and the 21st-century academic researching her life. Read full book review >

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DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI AND THE GAME THAT MUST BE LOST by Jerome McGann
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2000

"The 'game' that McGann refers to is art, which can never fully fulfill its mission or be rendered perfectly in its execution. Nonetheless, if both Rossetti and McGann must eventually lose their game, their efforts are stronger than most."
McGann (Media/Univ. of Virginia) examines the poetry and paintings of Dante Gabriel Rossetti in an effort to determine why the artist's stature, so high between 1850 and 1910, fell dramatically with the rise of Modernism. Read full book review >

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COLOR by Christina Rossetti
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1992

"Unusually attractive and useful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A long-loved poem provides a quality text for an introduction to the rainbow colors plus pink and white. Read full book review >

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IPAD BOOK APPS

"That's no knock; it's just fine for parents of restless readers at bedtime. (iPad storybook app. 18 mo.-5)"
Based on the 2005 board book, this Scholastic "Touch and Tilt" app retains the print version's sweetness and soothing tone. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 1992

"Disappointingly short on both drama and insight. (Nineteen b&w illustrations.)"
Pallid, unconvincing portrait of the doyenne of the Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood, the mid-Victorian art movement whose members—Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, Holman Hunt—were as well known for their laudanum and license as for their innovative paintings. Read full book review >