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A Browning Chronology: Elizabeth Barrett And Robert Browning Martin Garrett

A Browning Chronology: Elizabeth Barrett And Robert Browning

Martin Garrett

Published October 21st 1999
ISBN : 9780333680933
Hardcover
252 pages
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 About the Book 

Several thousand letters to and from Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning have survived, together with other information on the composition and context of works from Barretts Line on Virtue written at the age of eight in 1814 to Brownings AsolandoMoreSeveral thousand letters to and from Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning have survived, together with other information on the composition and context of works from Barretts Line on Virtue written at the age of eight in 1814 to Brownings Asolando (1889). The chronology seeks to guide readers through this material in three main sections: youth, contrasting early backgrounds and careers, and growing interest in each others work to 1845- courtship, marriage, Italy, and work including Aurora Leigh and Men and Women (1845-61)- and Brownings later life of relentless socializing and prolific writing from his return to London to his death in Venice in 1889. The book provides not only dating but matter on such topics as the Brownings extensive reading in English, French and classical literature, their many friendships, and their sometimes conflicting political beliefs.