The Poems of Robert Browning

By: Robert Browning

Catalogue Number: 64T-4U2P

The Poems of Robert Browning

  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781853264184
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Synopsis

Robert Browning (1812-1889) represents the intellectual and argumentative strand in English poetry in contrast to the more ornate style of Spenser and Tennyson. His poetry demonstrates how a poet must be a sharp perceptive observer of the complexity of the human condition. Perhaps his most moving poetry was written to express his feelings for his wife, the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, in which he deals in a very 'modern' way with the uncomfortable fact that we can never quite bridge the gap between ourselves and the people we love.

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