Robert Browning spent fifteen years married to fellow poet Elizabeth Barrett. He was 49 when Elizabeth died, and it is her death that is the starting point of this new biography. The central drama of Browning’s life was the conflict between his need to put his marriage behind him, and his overwhelming desire to cling to his wife’s memory and preserve the literary myth of their marriage. But this was also a time when the poetic inspiration that had for years eluded him began to flourish once more as Browning sought to live, and possibly love, again. Pamela Neville-Sington is the author of the highly praised Fanny Trollope: The Life and Adventures of a Clever Woman.
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Group, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)|