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Brownings, The

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An exploration of the lives of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning as told through their letters and the correspondence of their friends and admirers.
Hardcover, 285 pages
Published 1986 by The Folio Society
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Nov 06, 2009 Tony rated it really liked it
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34. Richardson, Joanna. THE BROWNINGS. (1986). ****. This is a fascinating look at the lives of the Brownings as told through their letters and through the letters of their friends. The technique that the author used allowed for a seamless, chronologically correct biography using the various letters to provide a “real time” look at this famous couple. It starts, of course, at a point before Robert met Elizabeth Barrett. We learn of her illness and general frailty and her extreme devotion to her ...more
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