Elizabeth Barrett Browning & Robert Browning
"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning captures the remarkable love story of the renowned poets behind these famous words, from their dramatic elopement in 1846 to Elizabeth's tragic death in 1861. Their romance began with a letter from Robert admiring Elizabeth's highly acclaimed book, Poems. When her father disapproved, they married in secret and boldly moved to Florence, Italy. Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning describes how their love and lives flourished there, producing one son, writing some of their most renowned works, and maintaining friendships with some of the most prominent literati of their time, including John Ruskin, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and William Makepeace Thackeray.
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Review: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert BrowningUser Review - Deyanne - Goodreads
This book by The British Library was perfect for my wants. It provided me with the background I desired sparked by reading Michael Wilcox's book Sunset. I had forgotten many of the poems of both poets ... Read full review
Review: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert BrowningUser Review - Goodreads
A very cute look at the Brownings' lives, aimed towards children, with beautiful copies of their letters, portraits, and other neat little things.
The Immortal Lovers - Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning
No preview available - 2007