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Aurora Leigh
     

Aurora Leigh

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by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Margaret Reynolds
 

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ISBN-10: 0821409565

ISBN-13: 9780821409565

Pub. Date: 07/01/1992

Publisher: Ohio University Press

Aurora Leigh, a novel in verse, is Elizabeth Barrett Browning¹s tour de force. It describes, with vigor and brilliance, Aurora¹s successful rebellion against her conventional Victorian childhood: to travel to Italy, to find love, and to pursue her career as a writer. This volume, which also includes some of Browning¹s short political poems, ³embodies, like

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Aurora Leigh, a novel in verse, is Elizabeth Barrett Browning¹s tour de force. It describes, with vigor and brilliance, Aurora¹s successful rebellion against her conventional Victorian childhood: to travel to Italy, to find love, and to pursue her career as a writer. This volume, which also includes some of Browning¹s short political poems, ³embodies, like all enduring literature, truths that transcend historical particulars.² (The Guardian) Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) married the poet Robert Browning in 1846; they spent the next 15 years in Italy, where she published Sonnets from the Portuguese, her love poems to Robert Browning, and Aurora Leigh.

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ISBN-13:
9780821409565
Publisher:
Ohio University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
706
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

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