Robert browning birth and death

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Robert Browning (Author of Robert Brownings Poetry)

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Robert Browning

Robert Browning , born May 7, , London—died Dec. His most noted work was The Ring and the Book —69 , the story of a Roman murder trial in 12 books. The son of a clerk in the Bank of England in London , Browning received only a slight formal education, although his father gave him a grounding in Greek and Latin. In he attended classes at the University of London but left after half a session. Apart from a journey to St. Petersburg in with George de Benkhausen, the Russian consul general, and two short visits to Italy in and , he lived with his parents in London until , first at Camberwell and after at Hatcham.

Robert Browning 7 May — 12 December was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony , characterization , dark humour, social commentary , historical settings , and challenging vocabulary and syntax. Browning's early career began promisingly, but collapsed.
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Robert Browning was a prolific Victorian-era poet and playwright. He is widely recognized as a master of dramatic monologue and psychological portraiture. He is also known for his long form blank poem The Ring and the Book , the story of a Roman murder trial in 12 books. Browning was married to the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Robert Browning was born on May 7, in Camberwell, a suburb of London.

Search more than 3, biographies of contemporary and classic poets. Robert Browning was born on May 7, , in Camberwell, England. His mother was an accomplished pianist and a devout evangelical Christian. His father, who worked as a bank clerk, was also an artist, scholar, antiquarian, and collector of books and pictures. His rare book collection of more than 6, volumes included works in Greek, Hebrew, Latin, French, Italian, and Spanish.

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  1. Frozhindtricol says:

    English poet and playwright Robert Browning was a master of dramatic verse and is perhaps best known for his book long form blank poem 'The Ring and the Book.' Robert Browning was a prolific Victorian-era poet and playwright. Browning was married to the poet Elizabeth Barrett.

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