Browning: Selected Poems (Longman Annotated English Poets)

Browning: Selected Poems (Longman Annotated English Poets)

Robert Browning

Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) was once one of many defining figures of the Victorian age. well-known in his lifetime for his elopement and marriage to Elizabeth Barratt, his serious acceptance grew progressively within the years following her early dying. Browning’s mastery of dramatic verse used to be glaring all through his profession, from such chillingly unforgettable monologues as ‘My final Duchess’ and ‘Porphyria’ to the mature paintings incorporated in his assortment Dramatis Personae. this feature, selected by means of prime students, finds the innovation, complexity and profound mental perception that experience ensured Browning’s enduring recognition and his carrying on with entice readers today.

Browning: chosen Poems effects from a totally clean appraisal of the canon, textual content and context of the writer’s paintings. The poems are awarded within the order in their composition and within the textual content within which they have been first released, giving a different perception into the advance of Browning’s paintings. An advent and chronology provide invaluable history fabric, while annotations and headnotes supply information of composition, book, assets and modern reception. This authoritative but obtainable choice may still develop into the 1st element of reference for student, scholar and normal reader alike.

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