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Review of "Aurora Leigh" in Harper's Weekly (January 10, 1857)

Brown, Elizabeth Barrett)

Published by Harper's Weekly, New York, 1857
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Near fine in wrappers. Volume 1, Number 2. Original and complete issue with only mild wear to spine where disbound and stray and small stains. Review of "Aurora Leigh" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (p. 21, nearly entire first column). Opening paragraph: "Miss Barrett was long known in America before she became Mrs. Browning, and the admirers much feared that that event in her life was premonitory of an increase in the chief fault of her writings, the obscurity and verbosity that are her husband's characteristics. But it has not been so and there is a decided improvement in this respect visible in Aurora Leigh." (p. 21, columns 1). Also, cover article on "The Government of Louis Napoleon." Also, article "Negro Insurrections" (p. 22, second column) about a revolt in Dover, Kentucky, information taken from a Kentucky newspaper. Also, "Horrible Murders" (p. 22, second and third columns) about purported murder of the Joyce family by negroes in Louisville, Ky. Bookseller Inventory # b20346

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Title: Review of "Aurora Leigh" in Harper's Weekly ...

Publisher: Harper's Weekly, New York

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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