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Author Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
Title Poems. Selections
Robert Browning's poetry : authoritative texts, criticism / selected and edited by James F. Loucks and Andrew M. Stauffer.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2007]
©2007
Edition Second edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR4202 .L59 2009    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PR4202 .L59 2009    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Series A Norton critical edition.
Norton critical edition.
Subject Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Loucks, James F.
Stauffer, Andrew M., 1968-
Description x, 689 pages ; 24 cm.
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- The texts of the poems -- A note on the texts -- The experimental phase (1833-45) -- Pauline; a fragment of a confession (1833; final version 1888) -- From Paracelsus (1835) -- From Sordello (1840) -- Pippa passes (1841) -- From Dramatic lyrics (1842) -- My last duchess -- Count Gismond -- Incident of the French camp -- Soliloquy of the Spanish cloister -- In a Gondola -- Cristina -- Johannes Agricola in meditation -- Porphyria's lover -- The Pied Piper of Hamelin -- From Dramatic romances and lyrics (1845) -- "How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix" -- Pictor ignotus -- The Italian in England -- The Englishman in Italy -- The lost leader -- ' Home-thoughts, from abroad -- ["Here's to Nelson's memory!"] -- Home-thoughts, from the sea -- The Bishop orders his tomb at St. Praxed's Church -- Garden fancies -- The laboratory -- Meeting at night; parting at morning -- The major phase (1855-69) -- From Men and women (1855) -- Love among the ruins -- A lovers' quarrel -- Up at a Villa -- down in the city -- A woman's last word -- Fra lippo lippi -- A toccata of Galuppi's -- By the fire-side -- Mesmerism -- An epistle containing the strange medical experience of Karshish, the Arab physician -- My star -- "Childe Roland to the dark tower came" -- Respectability -- A light woman -- The statue and the bust -- How it strikes a contemporary -- The last ride together -- The patriot -- an old story -- Master Hugues of Saxe-Gotha -- Bishop Blougram's apology -- Memorabilia -- Andrea del Sarto -- In a year -- "De Gustibus-" -- Women and roses -- Holy-cross day -- The guardian-angel -- Cleon -- Popularity -- Two in the campagna -- A Grammarian's funeral -- "Transcendentalism: a poem in twelve books" -- One word more -- From Dramatis personae (1864) -- Dîs aliter Visum; or, Le Byron de Nos Jours -- Abt Vogler -- Rabbi Ben Ezra -- Caliban upon Setebos; or, Natural theology in the island -- Confessions -- Prospice -- Youth and art -- A likeness -- Apparent failure -- Epilogue -- From The ring and the book (1868-69) -- Book V. Count Guido Franceschini -- Book VII. Pompilia -- Book X. The Pope -- The later achievement (after 1870) -- From Fifine at the fair (1872) -- Prologue (amphibian) -- Epilogue (the householder).
From Aristophanes' apology (1875) -- [Thamuris marching] -- From Pacchiarotto and how he worked in distemper : with other poems (1876) -- House -- Fears and scruples -- Numpholeptos -- From Jocoseria (1883) -- Adam, Lilith, and Eve -- Never the time and the place -- From Parleyings with certain people of importance in their day (1887) -- With Christopher Smart -- From Asolando : Fancies and facts (1889) -- Prologue -- Bad dreams, I-IV -- "Imperante Augusto Natus Est-" -- Development -- Epilogue -- Prose -- From "Introductory essay" to the letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1852) -- Criticism -- Victorian views -- Evidences of a new genius for dramatic poetry / John Forster -- [Letter to Browning] / Thomas Carlyle -- [Review of men and women] / George Eliot -- [Browning's alleged carelessness] / William Morris -- [Browning and the Italian renaissance] / John Ruskin -- [Browning's grotesque art] / Walter Bagehot -- [The ring and the book] / Robert W. Buchanan -- The poetry of the period : Mr. Browning / Alfred Austin -- [Browning's Obscurity] / Algernon Charles Swinburne -- [Strictures on Browning] / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- [Browning as "writer of fiction"] / Oscar Wilde -- Browning in Westminster Abbey / Henry James -- Modern essays in criticism -- The Dramatic monologue : sympathy versus judgment / Robert Langbaum -- Dramatic monologue and the overhearing of lyric / Herbert F. Tucker -- The politics of dramatic form / Isobel Armstrong -- The pragmatics of silence, and the figuration of the reader in Browning's dramatic monologues / Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor -- Browning's Pygmalion and the revenge of Galatea / Catherine Maxwell -- Browning's Poetry of Intimacy / Daniel Karlin -- Interpretations of poems -- Browning's 'A toccata of Galuppi's' : how Venice once was dear / Stefan Hawlin -- Browning's "Childe Roland": all things deformed and broken / Harold Bloom -- Andrea del Sarto's modesty / Erik Gray -- Browning's "Caliban" and primitive language / Isobel Armstrong -- "Pompilia" : the woman (in) question / Susan Brown -- Robert Browning : a chronology.
Summary Presents a selection of the poet's work with annotations providing background information to make the poems easier to understand, and offers critical material from many of Browning's contemporaries.
ISBN 9780393926002 (pbk.)
0393926001 (pbk.)
OCLC # 71045038