Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A Biography

Book - 1989
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Baker & Taylor
Drawing upon a newly discovered diary and hundreds of letters, the author reevaluates the conventional notions of the poet, finding her a strong and determined woman and providing a detailed picture of her childhood

Random House UK Ltd
This biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, written with reference to Browning correspondence only recently available, argues that the poet was a strong and determined woman largely responsible for her own incarceration in Wimpole Street. The author traces her life from her early childhood and adolescence and explores her marriage. She draws a picture of early Victorian family life and aims to show that Elizabeth was a considerable and dedicated poet, self-willed, witty and courageous. Forster has also edited the companion volume "Selected Poems" of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and is author of several other biographies.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1989
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385249591
0385249594
Branch Call Number: 821.8 BRO
Characteristics: xiii, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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