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Goblin Market

Goblin Market

Storybits presents a Dramatic Reading by Sarah Lipton:

Goblin Market

This poem was written by English poet Christina Rosetti, published originally in a collection in 1862. Various interpretations of the work have been offered, sometimes framing it as an allegory about temptation and salvation, sometimes as a critique of Victorian gender roles, sometimes as a story about erotic desire and social redemption. The poem stands as one of Rosetti’s most popular and complex works.

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