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The poet Robert Browning and his kinsfolk

Author: Cyrus Mason; W Craig Turner
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, Markham Press Fund, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an account of the Poet Robert Browning's family life. This title includes extensive textual notes, a description of Cyrus Mason and his relation to Robert Browning, and an analysis of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mason, Cyrus, 1828 or 9-1915.
Poet Robert Browning and his kinsfolk.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, Markham Press Fund, ©1983
(OCoLC)566075059
Named Person: Robert Browning; Browning family.; Robert Browning; Browning family.; Robert Browning
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cyrus Mason; W Craig Turner
ISBN: 091895438X 9780918954381
OCLC Number: 10484449
Description: xxv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
A Note on the Text --
Short-Title Bibliography --
Part One --
Explains why the writer, the only surviving member of the Browning Family possessed of the necessary information, feels it a duty to refute published mis-statements. --
Part Two --
Traces the Poet's ancestors --
"Bruning" --
"Brounying" --
and "Browning" by the aid of Christian Names and by writings in existing family Books, up to the period when the Grandfather of the Poet, left Woodyats in Dorsetshire for London. --
Part Three --
Describes the position of the Dorsetshire Brownings in London, their mode of life and the eudcation of the Poet's Father. --
Part Four --
Gives, from personal observation, particulars of the Poet's Courtship of Elizabeth Barrett, their Marriage and flight from England. --
Part Five --
Speaks of Family disappointment --
changes in the New Cross Browning Household --
the attempt of the Poet's Father to ameliorate his altered position and his banishment from England. --
Textual Notes --
Manuscript Alterations --
Variant Spellings --
Pencil Markings --
Appendix I: Newspaper Accounts of Von Müller v. Browning --
Appendix II: Newspaper Articles Based on Mason's Manuscript --
Appendix III: Genealogy --
Afterword --
I. Ancestry --
II. Family --
III. Attitude.
Responsibility: by his cousin Cyrus Mason ; edited and with an afterword by W. Craig Turner.
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