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Robert Browning

A Collection of Critical Essays, 1st Edition

Edited by Philip Drew


278 pages

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First published in 1966. This title complies a selection of critical articles by various authors on the poetry of Robert Browning. The editor has collected a number of important general studies of Browning’s mind and art by English and American critics, as well as studies on individual poems. This book will be of interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part One: General Studies before 1914; 1. Henry James: Browning in Westminster Abbey [1890] 2. George Santayana: From ‘The Poetry of Barbarism’ [1900] 3. Percy Lubbock: Robert Browning [1912]; Part Two: General Studies after 1914; 4. Hugh Sykes Davies: Browning [1962] 5. Edwin Muir: Robert Browning [1949] 6. Kingsbury Badger: ‘See the Christ Stand!’: Browning’s Religion [1955] 7. William C. Devane: The Virgin and the Dragon [1947] 8. William O. Raymond: ‘The Jewelled Bow’: A Study in Browning’s Imagery and Humanism [1955] 9. Robert Langbaum: The Dramatic Element: Truth as Perspective [1957]; Part Three: Studies of Single Poems; 10. Robert Preyer: Robert Browning: A Reading of the Early Narratives [1959] 11. John Stuart Mill: Pauline [1833] 12. Elmer Edgar Stoll: Browning’s In a Balcony [1944] 13. Roma A. King, Jr: Browning: ‘Mage’ and ‘Maker’ – A Study in Poetic Purpose and Method [1961] 14. Richard D. Altick: A Grammarian’s Funeral: Browning’s Praise of Folly? [1963] 15. Isobel Armstrong: Browning’s Mr Sludge, ‘The Medium’ [1964] 16. John Howard: Caliban’s Mind [1963] 17. Watson Kirkconnell: The Epilogue to Dramatis Personae [1926] 18. F. E. L. Priestley: A Reading of La Saisiaz [1955]; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Poetry

This set reissues 4 books on Victorian poetry originally published between 1966 and 2003. The volumes focus predominantly on the works of Emily Dickinson, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. This set will be of particular interest to students of English literature.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 19th Century