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The Major Works

Robert Browning
Edited by Adam Roberts and Daniel Karlin

June 2009

ISBN: 9780199554690

864 pages

In Stock

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £12.99



This comprehensive selection includes over eighty of Browning's shorter poems, amongst them his most famous and best-loved dramatic monologues, as well as the complete text of many of his longer poems. This edition also selects generously from the love letters between Browning and Elizabeth Barrett, as well as from Browning's more general correspondence.

  • Previously published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series, this is the most comprehensive selection of Browning's poems and prose available, and the only selection of Browning's poetry to include his courtship correspondence with Elizabeth Barrett.
  • Includes the complete texts of many of Browning's longer poems, and three entire books from his epic masterpiece The Ring and the Book
  • Over 80 shorter poems are included, among them Browning's best loved and most famous dramatic monologues.
  • Includes Browning's only significant piece of critical writing (the 'Essay on Shelley')
  • Edited by Adam Roberts, a contributing editor to The Oxford Poetical Works of Robert Browning, and introduced by Daniel Karlin, who has edited other selections of Browning's works and The Courtship Correspondence for Oxford.
  • Updated Further Reading list.

About the Author(s)

Robert Browning

Edited by Adam Roberts, Reader in English, Royal Holloway, University of London, and Daniel Karlin, Professor of English, Boston University

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