The Major Works by Robert Browning

The Major Works

byRobert Browning, Daniel KarlinEditorAdam Roberts

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This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Browning's poetry and prose chosen from the whole range of his career to give the essence of his work andthinking. Browning's work ranges from the beguiling magic of 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' to the epic book-length poem The Ring and the Book. This comprehensive selection includes over eighty of his shorter poems, amongst them his most famous and best-loved dramatic monologues, as well as the complete text ofmany of his longer poems (Pauline, Pippa Passes, 'Bishop Blougram's Apology'). It contains three books from The Ring and the Book and Browning's only significant piece of critical writing (the 'Essay on Shelley'). This edition also selects generously from the love letters between Browning andElizabeth Barrett, as well as from Browning's more general correspondence - letters which cast a unique light upon the poems themselves, and poetry in general.

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Robert Browning (May 7, 1812 December 12, 1889) was an English poet and playwright.
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Title:The Major WorksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.5 inPublished:July 25, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199554692

ISBN - 13:9780199554690

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IntroductionChronologyNote on the TextPauline (1833)Paracelsus (1835)Pippa Passes (1841)Dramatic Lyrics (1842)Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1845)Men and Women (1855)Dramatis Personae (1864)The Ring and the Book (1868-9)Fifine at the Fair (1872)Aristophanes' Apology (1875)Pacchiarotto and How He Worked in Distemper, with Other Poems (1876)Dramatic Idyls (1879)Dramatic Idyls, Second Series (1880)Jocoseria (1883)Ferishtah's Fancies (1884)Parleying with Certain People of Importance in Their Day (1887)Asolando (1889)Uncollected PoemsEssay on Shelley (1852)Courtship CorrespondenceOther Selected LettersNotesFurther ReadingIndex of TitlesIndex of First Lines