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Robert Browning
A Collection of Critical Essays

Edited By

Willie Van Peer

ISBN 9781138671089
Published October 9, 2017 by Routledge
290 Pages

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Book Description

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

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