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Textbook Stuff: Robert Browning - Selected Poems
Textbook Stuff

2.4. Textbook Stuff: Robert Browning - Selected Poems

Available September 2010

Written by Robert Browning

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‘His sense of dramatic situation was unrivalled... Considered from the point of view of a creator of character he ranks next to him who made Hamlet’ – Oscar Wilde

POEMS: The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church * Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came * Home Thoughts from Abroad * Home Thoughts from the Sea * How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix * The Laboratory * Life in a Love * Love Among The Ruins * Love in a Life * Meeting at Night * My Last Duchess * Parting at Morning * The Patriot * The Pied Piper Of Hamelin * Porphyria's Lover * A Toccata of Galuppi's

BONUS MATERIAL: Fra Lippo Lippi (an unabridged reading by Martin Jarvis), Joys and Fears and Roland's Ride (two music suites by Howard Carter), Allingham on Browning and Benson on Browning (two unabridged readings by Barnaby Edwards)

Recorded on: 28 April 2010
Recorded at: Moat Studios


Robert Browning (1812-89) was an English poet and playwright, famed for his dramatic monologues, richly drawn characters and vivid narrative style. He ranks alongside Alfred, Lord Tennyson as one of the foremost poets of the Victorian age. Groundbreaking in its day, his colloquial style had a profound influence on subsequent generations of lyricists, from TS Eliot to John Lennon.

Browning’s work, like that of his wife Elizabeth Barrett Browning, has undergone much critical reappraisal in recent years. His sharp wit and keen psychological eye give his work a startling freshness and modernity.

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  • Product Format: 0-download only
  • Duration: 124 minutes
  • Physical Retail ISBN: n/a
  • Digital Retail ISBN: 0842108077207
  • Production Code: TSCP004
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