The Brownings Letters and Poetry Author:Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning Selected and with an introduction by Christopher Ricks. — In a poem written some time before she met Robert Browning, Elizabet Barrett (already an established poetess with two published volumes) made a gracious reference to Browning's verse. — Browning wrote, thanking her: "I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett...and I love you t... more »oo."
That was the beginning of their romance, one of the most idyllic in literary history ...
In this generously replete anthology, the International Library is pleased to offer a superb selection of the poetry of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, together with 50 of the letters in which the pair carried on their courtship under the nose of Elizabeth's tyrannical father - including the brief, frenzied notes in which they made arrangements for their secret marriage and their elopement to the Continent.
Hardcover edition, beautifully bound in the soft tan "Marie Antoinette" replica binding.« less