Sonnets from the Portuguese and Other Poems (Paperback)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), English poet and wife of the poet Robert Browning, is perhaps best known for her remarkable series of 44 love poems Sonnets from the Portuguese. Published in 1850, they were written by Mrs. Browning to her husband during the early years of their relationship. Their obvious sincerity, gentleness, and passion and the devotion and gratitude they express have made the poems popular favorites with generations of readers.
Mrs. Browning, however, addressed a wide range of other concerns, and this rich selection also includes poems dealing with religion, art, social problems, and political events. Among such works included here are: Cheerfulness Taught by Reason, A Curse for a Nation, The Forced Recruit, Grief, A Musical Instrument, The Cry of the Human, and many others.

About the Author

The Seraphim and other Poems; The Sleep; A Sea-Side Walk; Consolation; Poems; Grief; Cheerfulness Taught by Reason; To George Sand: A Desire; To George Sand: A Recognition; The Cry of the Children; To Flush, My Dog; The Cry of the Human; Two Sketches; Henrietta; Arabella Barrett; Hiriam Powers; Greek Slave; A Woman's Shortcomings; Life and Love; Sonnets from the Portuguese; Poems before Congress; A Curse for a Nation; Last Poems; A False Step; Amy's Cruelty; A Musical Instrument; The Forced Recruit; English poet; Victorian era; County Durham; John Kenyon; child labour legislation; Tennyson; Wordsworth; Robert Browning; Florence; Edgar Allan Poe; Emily Dickinson; How Do I Love Thee?; Aurora Leigh

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486270524
ISBN-10: 0486270521
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: February 5th, 1992
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Dover Thrift Editions