Who is Robert Browning?

  • (noun): English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889).
    Synonyms: Browning

Robert Browning

Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.

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Grow Old With Me - Origins and Inspiration
... The song was inspired from two different sources from a poem penned by Robert Browning entitled "Rabbi Ben Ezra" and a song by Lennon's wife Yoko Ono called "Let Me ... Ono had for some time admired the poetry of Robert and Elizabeth Browning, and the two songs were purposely written with the couple in mind ... Ono then suggested to him that he should write a Robert Browning piece to accompany it ...
List Of Book Titles Taken From Literature
... Agonistes, John Milton All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren Humpty Dumpty Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge An ... the Body Electric Ray Bradbury Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman I Will Fear No Evil Robert A ... Clapping Dan Rhodes The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Robert Browning Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe Lycidas, John Milton Look to Windward Iain M ...
Eugene Lee-Hamilton - Life and Works - Analysis
... The poet draws most especially upon the work of Robert Browning, but he further refines the art of the dramatic monologue ... Like Robert Browning, Lee-Hamilton’s works are concerned with the rougher edges of humanity lust, jealousy, and fear dominate, rather than love ... has an unfortunately greater tendency than Robert Browning towards the morbid and the grotesque ...
Robert Browning (disambiguation)
... Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright ... Robert Browning may also refer to Robert Browning (Byzantinist), Scottish professor of Byzantine studies Robert Browning School, French immersion public ...

Famous quotes containing the words robert browning and/or browning:

    What I aspired to be
    And was not, comforts me.
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,
    Or what’s a heaven for?
    —Robert Browning (1812–1889)