Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Studies In Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Literature Series)

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This volume will provide students with an introduction to the poetry and life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the most popular poets of her day in Britain and America and who has become one of the great icons of Victorianism for the modern age. The authors present a biographical survey, study of her poetry, its critical reception and an assessment of her influence on later poets.

This book also examines the complex 'myths' which are associated with Elizabeth Barrett Browning and offers re-readings of her life and work, particularly in dispelling the myth of the ailing invalid poet-recluse and instead showing her to be one of the great intellectuals of her day, immersed in European history and politics from a very early age. The book situates Browning within broader historical,political and cultural contexts than have yet been examined enabling a better understanding of her poetry and paints the portrait of a fine and innovative poet, an intellectual and an astute political thinker.

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This new study of Elizabeth Barrett Browning vigorously challenges the dominant cultural myths of the poet as a solitary recluse, self-exiled from the world of politics, by arguing that she was one of the most astute and politically-informed critics of the social and political events of her time.

Simon Avery and Rebecca Stott offer readings of a wide range of Barrett Browning¿s writings, from her earliest works to her last poems. Through their examination of her poetry about the position of women, slavery, industrialism, nationalism in Greece and Italy, and the interrelations between art and politics, Barrett Browning emerges not only as a poet of significant rhetorical power, but also as an audacious innovator of poetic form and a woman who was preoccupied throughout her life by the relationship between familial and political power.

This innovative, accessible study provides an important and refreshing introduction to this highly-regarded poet who constantly questioned accepted thinking and who was never afraid to court controversy. It resituates Barrett Browning¿s poetry at the heart of the central social, political and intellectual debates of her time.

 

Dr Rebecca Stott is Reader in Literature and History in the English Department at APU in Cambridge. She is the author of The Fabrication of the Late-Victorian Femme Fatale (Palgrave Macmillan, 1996), and the editor of Tennyson (Longman, 1996).

Simon Avery is a Lecturer in English in the Department of Humanities at the University of Hertfordshire. He has published work on Barrett Browning, the Brontes, Christina Rossetti, Eleanor Marx, and Mary Coleridge.

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Simon Avery works in the Department of Humanities, at the University of Hertfordshire.

Rebecca Stott works in the Department of English, at the Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge.

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