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Macmillan Higher Education

Robert Browning: The Poems

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Palgrave

Pages: 247
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Analysing Texts

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Hardcover - 9781137414748

26 October 2017

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26 October 2017

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This stimulating study takes a fresh look at Browning's poetry and key themes. Part I uses carefully selected extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines Browning's life, contexts and a sample of criticism....

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This stimulating study takes a fresh look at Browning's poetry and key themes. Part I uses carefully selected extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines Browning's life, contexts and a sample of criticism. The volume is an ideal introductory guide for those who are studying Browning's poems for the first time.

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Covers Browning's most popular poems and those most commonly set in exam syllabuses

Analyses and critiques five important critical studies, from G. K. Chesterton to Britta Martens
Includes extensive research into Browning's biographical, cultural and aesthetic contexts

General Editor's Preface
Introduction
PART I: ANALYSING ROBERT BROWNING'S POETRY
1. Sex, Gender and the Construction of Identity
2. Missions and Journeys
3. Poetry and Painters
4. Religion - Fears and Scruples
PART II: THE CONTEXT AND THE CRITICS 5. Browning's Life and Works
6. The Context of Browning's Poems
7. Sample of Critical Views
Further Reading
Index.

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John Blades has lectured in English Literature at the universities of Leeds and Durham. His publications include Wordsworth and Coleridge: Lyrical Ballads (2004), also in the Analysing Texts series.

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John Blades has lectured in English Literature at the universities of Leeds and Durham. His publications include Wordsworth and Coleridge: Lyrical Ballads (2004), also in the Analysing Texts series.

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