Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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"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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ELIZABETH BARRETT
7
ROBERT BROWNING
26
COURTSHIP
44
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Dr. Martin Garrett is a lifelong aficionado of 19th-century English literature.

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