[To Ford Madox Brown]

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1854 July 29
Rhyme: couplet
Meter: dimeter
Genre: verse letter

Scholarly Commentary


This is DGR's verse letter to Brown of 29 July 1854 (see Fredeman, Correspondence, 54. 56 ). The letter is interesting for its exposure of the kinds of colloquial and slang diction that were common usage in the Rossetti circle.

Printing History

First published in 1899 by WMR in Ruskin: Rossetti: Pre-Raphaelitism (pages 15-16).

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