Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Biography

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Doubleday, Jan 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
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The first full-length biography in over thirty years of 19th-century poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning provides an almost entirely new story of her life--the real story--which is more fascinating and complex. 36 photos and drawings.

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User Review  - Tessa - Goodreads

This was a very comprehensive biography of Elizabeth and she did not come out as a very nice person. She was very like her father autocratic, selfish and did not treat her servants very well. She may ... Read full review

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User Review  - Inara - Goodreads

A great read. Interesting how Barrett Browning went on and on about how unfair life was for women, and then treated her loyal servant, Wilson, like garbage, forcing her to choose between her husband and her child. What a hypocrite she was. But no one remembers that, only her great poetry. Read full review


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Margaret Forster has written many successful and acclaimed novels including Diary of an Ordinary Woman and recently Keeping the World Away.

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