Sonnet on a first reading of “Sordello” (fair copy, Houghton Library, Harvard U.)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Sonnet on a first reading of “Sordello”
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1849
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Houghton Library, Harvard University
Catalog Number: Lowell EC85.B8216.840s(B)

Physical Description

Other Physical Features: The sonnet is written on the final page (page 253) of a first edition of Browning's Sordello.

Scholarly Commentary


This appears to be the only surviving witness to DGR's sonnet.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1