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Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Echo Library .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8410593M
ISBN 101406803065
ISBN 109781406803068

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Robert Browning (7 May – 12 December ) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax.. Browning's early career began promisingly, but mater: University College London. Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) [Robert Browning, Daniel Karlin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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 sublimeCited by: 3. Robert Browning’s most popular book is Robert Browning's Poetry. Robert Browning has books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert Browning’s most popular book is Robert Browning's Poetry. Books by Robert Browning. Robert Browning Average rating . 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 of 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.

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 Book.'Died: Dec 12, The Ring and the Book is Browning's novel-long poem about sex, murder, disguise and execution. He tells the same story from several different characters' points of view in flowing prose-like poetry. It's a little difficult but well worth the effort/5. Looking for books by Robert Browning? See all books authored by Robert Browning, including The Pied Piper of Hamelin, and Poetry for Young People: Robert Browning, and more on The Ring and the Book, more than 20,line 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 .

The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin by Geoffrey Hill review – the last judgments Robert Browning's new poem - review. Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 14 May Robert Browning, 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. The son of a clerk in the Bank of England in London, Browning. son, Robert 'Pen' Browning, and it was Elizabeth who, during this time, was most productive. After her death in , Browning returned to England with his son, where he achieved popular acclaim for his Dramatis Personae and The Ring and the Book. He spent the remainder of his life, excepting holidays in France, Scotland, Italy. Feb 12,  · Robert Browning was born on May 7, , in Camberwell, England. During the s he met William Macready tried writing verse drama for the stage. Robert found that he was better at single characters with dramatic monologue The reviews of Paracelsus () were mostly encouraging, but the difficulty of his long poem Sordello () turned the /5.