Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Paperback)Margaret Forster (author)
Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 01/10/1998
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This biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, written with reference to Browning correspondence only recently available, argues that the poet was a strong and determined woman largely responsible for her own incarceration in Wimpole Street. The author traces her life from her early childhood and adolescence and explores her marriage. She draws a picture of early Victorian family life and aims to show that Elizabeth was a considerable and dedicated poet, self-willed, witty and courageous. Forster has also edited the companion volume "Selected Poems" of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and is author of several other biographies.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 199 x 130 x 34 mm
"This is the most exciting sort of biography to read, or to write: the myth-dispelling biography which overturns an old story, and does so most convincingly."
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