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Elizabeth Barrett Browning : the origins of a new poetry

Author: Dorothy Mermin
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.
Series: Women in culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) was the first major woman poet in the English literary tradition. Her significance has been obscured in this century by her erasure from most literary histories and her exclusion from academic anthologies. Dorothy Mermin's critical and biographical study argues for Barrett Browning's originative role in both the Victorian poetic tradition and the development of women's literature.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Named Person: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Mermin
ISBN: 0226520382 9780226520384 0226520390 9780226520391
OCLC Number: 18497616
Description: xv, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Series editor's foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Chronology --
Introduction --
Childhood and youth --
Development of genius --
Seraphim, and other poems --
Poems (1844) --
Courtship, letters, Sonnets from the Portuguese --
Marriage and Italy : Poems (1850) and Casa Guidi windows --
Aurora Leigh --
Poems before Congress, Last poems --
Aftermath.
Series Title: Women in culture and society.
Responsibility: Dorothy Mermin.
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) was the first major woman poet in the English literary tradition. Her significance has been obscured in this century by her erasure from most literary histories and her exclusion from academic anthologies. Dorothy Mermin's critical and biographical study argues for Barrett Browning's originative role in both the Victorian poetic tradition and the development of women's literature.

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