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poetry of Robert Browning.

Robert Browning

poetry of Robert Browning.

by Robert Browning

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xxxi-xxxiv.

StatementEdited, with an introd. and notes, by Jacob Korg.
SeriesThe Library of literature 25
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4202 .K6 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 588 p.
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4575841M
LC Control Number77122683

Robert Browning's intensely romantic love affair with Elizabeth Barrett inspired some of literature's most celebrated verse. His view that love is the key to the meaning of life and life's animating force is evident in these collected poems.   Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning are without parallel in the nineteenth century: celebrated poets, they became equally famous for their marriage. Still popular more than a century after their deaths, their poetry vividly reflects the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

The son of Robert Browning, a Bank of England clerk, and Sarah Anna Wiedemann, of Scottish-German descent, Browning received little formal education. His learning was gleaned mainly from his Father's library at home in Camberwell, South London, where he learnt something, with his Father's help, of Latin and Greek and also read Shelly, Byron and Keats. About Robert Browning. Robert Browning () was born in Camberwell, London, the son of a clerk in the Bank of England. The strongest influence on his education were the books in his father’s extensive library, particularly the writings of Byron and Shelley.

Robert Browning, (born May 7, , London—died Dec. 12, , Venice), major English poet of the Victorian age, noted for his mastery of dramatic monologue and psychological portraiture. His most noted work was The Ring and the Book (–69), the story of a Roman murder trial in 12 books.. Life. The son of a clerk in the Bank of England in London, Browning received only a .   But what we want to discover is how Browning, as a poet, felt the world of Nature. We have to try and catch the unconscious attitude of his soul when the 58Universe was at work around him, and he was for the time its center-and this is the real difficulty. A thorough analysis of Browning's poetry.5/5(2).


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Although the early part of Robert Browning’s creative life was spent in comparative obscurity, he has come to be regarded as one of the most important English poets poetry of Robert Browning. book the Victorian period. His dramatic monologues and the psycho-historical epic The Ring and the Book (), a novel in verse, have established him as a major figure in the history of English poetry.

The Poetry Of Robert Browning Robert Browning's poems seem always to be direct in their articulation, often a sort of mask or cloaking device. In My Last Duchess, Browning gives off the murderous chill of egoism, the speaker an aristocratic husband devoid of all affection.

In Poryphyria's Lover, Browning's speaker takes a similar, more violent /5(54). 15 rows  Although playwright and poet Robert Browning was slow to receive acclaim for his. It was an introduction to Robert Browning through Stopford A. Brooke's book The Poetry of Robert Browning, written in (available as a free kindle!) that inspired me to read and enjoy very much this Penguin Collection.

Here is how Stopford describes what makes Browning a great poet:4/5. Men and Women is a collection of fifty-one poems in two volumes by Robert Browning, first published in While now generally considered to contain some of the best of Browning's poetry, at the time it was not received well and sold poorly.

1 Background information. 2 Transcendentalism – A Poem in Twelve Volumes. 3 Poems in the : Robert Browning. In this book, Stopford A. Brooke offers an informative and incisive commentary on the life's work of distinguished romantic era poet Robert Browning. Brooke was a poet and scholar of 19th century literature, and possessed a unique, in-depth knowledge of the greatest literary figures and poets of the period/5(54).

The author of this article, Dr Oliver Tearle, is a literary critic and lecturer in English at Loughborough University. He is the author of, among others, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History and The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem.

Image: Portrait of Robert Browning by Herbert Rose Barraud ( – ca). Classic Poetry Series Robert Browning - poems - Publication Date: Publisher: - The World's Poetry Archive.

Robert Browning() The son of Robert Browning, a Bank of England clerk, and Sarah Anna Wiedemann, of Scottish-German descent, Browning received little formal the Book. He spent the remainder of his life File Size: KB. Robert Browning was born in South London in He was largely self-educated, utilising his father’s extensive library of over six thousand volumes.

A voracious reader, Browning would later draw on his wide and sometimes arcane learning in his poetry, and by the age of fourteen he had learned Latin, Greek, French and Italian. Among all female poets of the English-speaking world in the 19th century, none was held in higher critical esteem or was more admired for the independence and courage of her views than Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

During the years of her marriage to Robert Browning, her literary reputation far surpassed that of her poet-husband; when visitors came to their home in. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the dramatic monologue form.

What kinds of subject matter does it best address. What kinds does it address less aptly. What is the relationship between drama and poetry. Describe the relationship between morality and art in Browning’s poetry.

What does. Robert Browning poems, quotations and biography on Robert Browning poet page. Read all poems of Robert Browning and infos about Robert Browning. The son of Robert Browning, a Bank of England clerk, and Sarah Anna Wiedemann, of Scottish-German descent, Browning received little formal education.

Robert Browning was born on May 7,in Camberwell, England. His mother was an accomplished pianist and a devout evangelical Christian. His father, who worked as a bank clerk, was also an artist, scholar, antiquarian, and collector of books and pictures. His rare book collection of more than 6, volumes included works in Greek, Hebrew.

Art and Architecture in the Poetry of Robert Browning: Appendix A: an Illustrated Compendium of Sources By Charles Flint Thomas Whitston, Read preview Overview Hardy's Browning: Refashioning the Lyric By Shires, Linda M. Victorian Poetry, Vol. 50, No. 4, Winter Poetical Works Of Robert Browning s Antique Book The Complete, Vintage Poetry Book, Classic Poetry joesbooksandthings 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping Favorite.

English poet and playwright Robert Browning was a master of dramatic verse and is perhaps best known for his book long form blank poem 'The Ring and the Died: The Ring and the Book, more tline poem by Robert Browning, written in blank verse and published in 12 books from to The work, considered to be his greatest, was based on the proceedings of a Roman murder trial in Each of the 12 books consists of a dramatic monologue in the voice of a different character involved in the story.

Poetry Of Robert Browning. K likes. This page is dedicated to the English Victorian poet Robert Browning: the man and his poetry.5/5.

Robert Browning published "My Last Duchess" in in a book of poems titled Dramatic the title suggests, in these poems Browning experiments with form, combining some aspects of stage plays and some aspects of Romantic verse to create a new type of poetry for his own Victorian age.

The Victorians are the poor unfortunates who come between the. The Ring and the Book is regarded as Browning's poetic masterwork. Based on a set of historical and legal documents that the poet discovered in a bookstall in the square of San Lorenzo in.

The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, By Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning Harper and Brothers, vol.1, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.Poetry Of Robert Browning.

K likes. This page is dedicated to the English Victorian poet Robert Browning: the man and his poetry.Robert Browning was born inthe son of fairly liberal parents who took an interest in his education and personal read voraciously as a youth, and began to write poetry while still quite young, influenced by Percy Bysshe Shelley, whose radicalism urged a rethinking of modern society.