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Browning, The Selected Poems of Robert (The Penguin poets) (original 1896; edition 1976)

by Robert Browning

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Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) by Robert Browning (1896)

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Book Description: N.Y.: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1896. G . Red blind stamped cloth cober. pgs browning due top age. basic wear. includes ephemera: newspaper article from 1948 about Robert Browning & Elizabeth Browning (Their romantic story). pgs browning due to age. basic wear. Binding is Hard Cover.
  Czrbr | Jun 7, 2010 |
Not my favorite poet. ( )
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A peep through my window if folk prefer;
But, please you, no foot over threshold of mine.
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Dedicated to Alfred Tennyson; in poetry - illustrious and consummate, in friendship - noble and sincere.
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When some depreciator of the familiar declared the "Only in Italy is there any romance left," Browinng replied, "Ah! well, I should like to include poor old Camberwell," and "poor old Camberwell," where Robert Browning was born, May 7, 1812, offered no meagre nurture for the fancy of a child gifted with the ardor that greatens and glorifies the real.
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Robert Browning, a towering poetic presence of the Victorian era, was hailed by Henry James as a tremendous and incomparable modern. The sheer immediacy and colloquial energy of his poetry ensure enduring appeal. Browning paints landscapes both suburban and sublime, combines lyric and demotic language, and introduces everyday events of the streets and marketplace into the rarified world of Victorian poetry.

This edition includes examples from the early Dramatic Lyrics (1842) and Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1845); from the masterpieces Men and Women (1855) and Dramatis Personae (1864), and from the less familiar works of his later years. Together they convey the intensity, the lyric beauty, and the vitality of Browning's poetry.

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A selection of poems by nineteenth-century English poet Robert Browning, drawn from collections published between 1842 and 1864, as well as the works of his later years. Includes an introduction, explanatory notes, and indexes.

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