Journals Higher Education

The Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Volume IX: The Ring and the Book, Books IX-XII

Edited by Stefan Hawlin and Tim Burnett

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford English Texts: Browning

  • A scrupulously examined and highly accurate text of Browning's poem, faithful to the author's final intentions.
  • Newly discovered historical material from the Arezzo archives, giving a new view of the real seventeenth-century murder case on which Browning based his poem.
  • Excellent commentary, at the bottom of each page, full of new material that illuminates the poem in fresh ways.