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Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning: Interviews and Recollections
This book gathers accounts of the two poets from her precocious childhood to his death in Venice. Comments from contemporaries (including Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne, Tennyson, and Henry James) and from the poets themselves give a range of perspective on their politics, relationships, religious beliefs, ambitions, working habits, and personal appearances. Persistent ima ...more
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published September 2nd 2000 by Palgrave Macmillan
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This book by The British Library was perfect for my wants. It provided me with the background I desired sparked by reading Michael Wilcox's book Sunset. I had forgotten many of the poems of both poets. I wanted to be refreshed and learn more. I liked the divisions in the book moving from chapters on each of their early lives to their courtship, marriage, Paris and London, Aurora Leigh thru Italy and death. I learned details that I didn't know...most interesting. The book was concise and included ...more