The Poems of Browning is the first collected edition to be based on the earliest printed texts, and to present these texts in order of their composition.Together, volumes I and II provide an authoritative and accessible tribute to this great poet.
Volume II, 1841-1846 includes Pippa Passes and many of the poems for which Browning is best known and loved: My Last Duchess, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Home-Thoughts from Abroad, and The Lost Reader.
1841-1846; (incident of the French camp); Pippa Passes ; Artemis Prologuizes; The Cardinal and the Dog; In a Gondola; The Pied Piper of Hamelin; Waring; Through the Metidja to Abd-el-Kadr-1842; (My Last Duchess); (Count Gismond); (Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister); (Lines to Helen Faucit); The Lost Leader; A Soul's Tragedy; The Laboratory; Claret and Tokay (Nationality in Drinks I and II); Garden Fancies I - The Flower's Name, II - Sibrandus Schafnaburgensis; The Boy and the Angel; How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix; (Nobly Cape Saint Vincent); (Home Thoughts From the Sea); (Here's to Nelson's Memory!) (Nationality in Drinks III); Earth's Immortalities; Pictor Ignotus; The Tomb at St Praxed's (The Bishop Orders his Tomb at Sain Praxed's Church); Italy and England (The Italian in England); Time's Revenges; (Oh to be in England) (Home-Thoughts, from Abroad); Saul; The Lost Mistress; The Flight of the Duchess; Song; (The Confessional); England in Italy (The Englishman in Italy); Night and Morning (Meeting at Night and Parting at Morning) I - Night, II - Morning; The Gove; (translation of quatrain attributed to Petro of Abano); (translation of lines by Dante); (translation of lines by Lorenzo de' Medici); Uria; (Translation of epigram by Goethe); (quatrain on Correggio). Appendices: contents of Dramatic Lyrics (1842), Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1845), Men and Women (1855) and Browning's re-arrangements in subsequent editions; note on Bells and Pomegranates; essay on Chatterton.