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Aurora Leigh : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Margaret Reynolds
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1996.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the classic narrative poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning that describes love, art, and the issues of women in the mid-nineteenth-century Victorian period, and contains explanatory and textual notes, thirty letters by the Brownings, and twenty-four critical essays.
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Named Person: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Margaret Reynolds
ISBN: 0393962989 9780393962987
OCLC Number: 29877728
Description: xi, 565 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of Aurora Leigh --
Frontispiece to the 1859 revised fourth edition --
Title page for the revised fourth edition --
Aurora Leigh --
A note on the text --
Selected textual notes --
Backgrounds and context: Letters to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning on Aurora Leigh --
The declining character of the women of England and how it might be rectified / Sarah Stickney Ellis --
Women's rights and duties / Catherine Napier --
A woman's thoughts about women / Dinah Mulock --
A trial phalanx / Charled Fourier --
Prostitution / William Rathbone Greg --
Poetry and poetess / M. A. Stodart --
Elizabeth Barrett on Thomas Carlyle and the prophet-poet / Elizabeth Barrett and Richard Hengist Horne --
Criticism: From The Athanaeum Nobvember 22, 1856 --
From Westminster Review January 1857 / George Eliot --
From Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine January 1857 / W. E. Aytoun --
From British Review February 1857 / Coventry Patmore --
From Westminster Review 68 October 1857 / John Nichol --
Essays in criticism: The lyrical philosophy of Aurora Leigh / Lilian Whiting --
The negative approach / Marjory A. Bald --
Aurora Leigh / Virginia Woolf --
Aurora's mistakes / J.M.S. Tompkins --
The myth of Corinne / Ellen Moers --
The right to write / Cora Kaplan --
Reconciling love and work / Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar --
To bear my mother's name: Kunstlerromane by women writers / Rachel Blau DuPlessis --
Gender and genre anxiety: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and H.D. as epic poetes / Susan Stanford Friedman --
Come with me sweetest sister: The poet's last quest / Angela Leighton --
From intellectual women and Victorian patriarchy / Deirdre David --
Genre subversion and gender: The princess and Aurora Leigh / Marjorie Stone --
Structure and narrative in Aurora Leigh --
Helen M. Cooper --
The idea of the mother in Aurora Leigh / Dorothy Mermin --
Gender and narration in Aurora Leign / Alison Case --
The embodied muse: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh and feminist poetics / Joyce Zonana Aurora Leigh: an epical ars poetica / Holly A. Laird --
Men and women: poetry and politics / Angela Leighton --
Allusion in the verse-novel: experimental bricolage / Margaret Reynolds.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; edited by Margaret Reynolds.

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The text used in this Norton Critical Edition is the editor Margaret Reynold's own variorum edition (1992). Also included are a selection of letters by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning  Read more...

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