22 October 2021
WayPoint - Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market”
A reading of “Goblin Market” along with some thinking on Chopin and the forthcoming episode on “Fowls in the Frith.” Does Rossetti’s poem offer a way in to Chopin’s question of ‘freedom from’ men? What can we say of her assertion that this tale “does not mean anything profound”?
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- Introduction: Rossetti’s meaning
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Episode image: Arthur Rakham’s “Goblin Market,” 1933
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Chisnell, Steve. “WayPoint: Christina Rossetti’s ‘Goblin Market.’” Waywords Studio, 22 Oct. 2021, https://waywordsstudio.com/podcasts/waywords_podcast/waypoint-goblin-market/