The Resource Aurora Leigh : a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; with a new introd. by Gardner B. Taplin, (ebook)

Aurora Leigh : a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; with a new introd. by Gardner B. Taplin, (ebook)

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Aurora Leigh : a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author
Title
Aurora Leigh
Title remainder
a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; with a new introd. by Gardner B. Taplin
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Language
eng
Summary
A novel in blank verse by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, published in 1857. The first-person narrative, which comprises some 11,000 lines, tells of the heroine's childhood and youth in Italy and England, her self-education in her father's hidden library, and her successful pursuit of a literary career. Initially resisting a marriage proposal by the philanthropist Romney Leigh, Aurora later surrenders her independence and weds her faithful suitor, whose own idealism has also since been tempered by experience. Aurora's career, Romney's social theories, and a melodramatic subplot concerning forced prostitution elicit the author's vivid observations on the importance of poetry, the individual's responsibility to society, and the victimization of women
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Midwest
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1806-1861
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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Dewey number
821/.8
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Women poets
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
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Aurora Leigh : a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; with a new introd. by Gardner B. Taplin, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780897339674
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11333677
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remote
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11333677
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MWT11333677
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Aurora Leigh : a poem : from the last London edition, corrected by the author, Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; with a new introd. by Gardner B. Taplin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780897339674
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333677
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11333677
System control number
MWT11333677
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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