Forty-two works revealing the Victorian poet's great gifts as a poignant lyricist and a dramatist of great virtuosity. Collection includes a number of Browning's famed dramatic monologues — "Fra Lippo Lippi," "How It Strikes a Contemporary" and "The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Chur... read more
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Forty-two works revealing the Victorian poet's great gifts as a poignant lyricist and a dramatist of great virtuosity. Collection includes a number of Browning's famed dramatic monologues — "Fra Lippo Lippi," "How It Strikes a Contemporary" and "The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church" among them — plus such memorable masterworks as "Love among the Ruins," "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," "Home Thoughts from Abroad" and "Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister." Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Original selection from Poems of Robert Browning, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1896.
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