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A Selection of Poems
1835–1864

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  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107663411

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  • Originally published in 1911, and reprinted many times thereafter, this book contains 35 poems selected from Browning's works of the years 1835 to 1864, including some of his more famous pieces, such as 'Pippa Passes' and 'My Last Duchess'. Young introduces the volume with an essay on Browning's interaction with the literature and poetry of his era, and the notes at the end of the text explain some of the more difficult allusions in the poems. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Browning or Victorian poetry more generally.

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    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107663411
    • length: 322 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 20 x 158 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Paracelsus. Heap cassia, sandal-buds, and stripes
    2. Pippa passes. The year's at the spring
    Part I. Dramatic Lyrics:
    3. Cavalier tunes
    4. The lost leader
    5. 'How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix'
    6. Garden fancies
    7. Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister
    8. The lost mistress
    9. Evelyn Hope
    10. Home-thoughts, from abroad
    11. Home-thoughts, from the sea
    12. Saul
    13. By the fire-side
    14. The guardian angel
    Part II. Dramatic Romances:
    15. Incident of the French camp
    16. My last duchess
    17. The last ride together
    18. The Pied Piper of Hamelin: a child's story
    19. A grammarian's funeral
    20. Holy-cross day
    21. The statue and the bust
    22. 'Childe Roland to the dark tower came'
    Part III. Men and Women:
    23. An epistle containing the strange medical experience of Karshish, the Arab physician
    24. Fra Lippo Lippi
    25. Andrea del Sarto (called 'the faultless painter')
    26. The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's church
    27. Bishop Blougram's apology
    28. One word more
    Part IV. Dramatis Personae:
    29. Abt Vogler
    30. Rabbi Ben Ezra
    31. Caliban upon Setebos
    or, natural theology in the island
    32. Confessions
    33. Prospice
    34. A face
    35. The ring and the book. O lyric love, half-angel and half-bird
    Notes.

  • Author

    Robert Browning

    Editor

    W. T. Young

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