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Selected poems

Author: Robert Browning; Daniel Karlin
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection brings together verse ranging from early dramatic monologues such as the chilling 'My Last Duchess' and the ribald 'Fra Lippo Lippi', which show his gift for inhabiting the mind of another, to the popular children's poem 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' and many lesser known works.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Robert Browning
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Browning; Daniel Karlin
ISBN: 0140437266 9780140437263
OCLC Number: 141187335
Description: 350 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Porphyria's lover --
Johannes Agricola in meditation --
Song from "Pippa Passes" ("The year's at the spring") --
Scene from "Pippa Passes" (There goes a swallow to Venice...") --
My last duchess --
Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister --
The Pied Piper of Hamelin; a child's story --
"How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix" --
The lost leader --
Meeting at night --
Parting at morning --
Home-thoughts, from abroad --
The bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed's Church --
Love among the ruins --
A lovers' quarrel --
Up at a villa-down in the city --
Fra Lippo Lippi --
A toccata of Galuppi's --
An epistle containing the strange medical experience of Karshish, the Arab physician --
Mesmerism --
A serenade at the villa --
"Childe Roland to the dark tower came" --
The statue and the bust --
How it strikes a contemporary --
The patriot --
Memorabilia --
Andrea del Sarto --
In a year --
Cleon --
Two in Campagna --
A grammarian's funeral --
James Lee's wife --
Gold hair: A story of Pornic --
Dis aliter visum, or, le Byron de nos jours --
A death in the desert --
Caliban upon Setebos; or, natural theology in the island --
Confessions --
Youth and art --
A likeness --
Mr. Sludge, 'The medium' --
Apparent failure --
Epilogue [to "Dramatis Personae"] --
House --
Saint Martin's summer --
Ned Bratts --
Clive --
[Wanting is-what?] --
Donald --
Never the time and the place --
The names --
Now --
Beatrice Signorini --
Spring song.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Robert Browning ; edited with an introduction and notes by Daniel Karlin.

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Presents a selection of poems by the author. This book contains such poems as "My Last Duchess", "Fra Lippo Lippi" and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin". It displays the author's innovative techniques of  Read more...

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