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The Brownings' Correspondence
Philip Kelley,

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The Brownings' Correspondence [vol. 15] (Book)
Title: The Brownings' Correspondence [vol. 15]
Author: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Author: Browning, Robert
Editor: Hagan, Edward
Editor: Kelley, Philip
Editor: Lewis, Scott
Abstract: January 1848–August 1849, Letters 2717–2812 Volume 15 sees the Brownings taking up permanent residence in Casa Guidi where on 9 March 1849 their only child, Pen, is born. His birth is seen as something of a miracle by both parents, especially in light of EBB’s fragile health. Amidst their joy comes news of the death of RB’s mother. The anguish that RB experiences as a result is described by his wife in letters to her sisters and Mary Russell Mitford. To distract him, EBB organizes a holiday to La Spezia, then Bagni di Lucca, where they later stay for the summer. While there, she presents RB with her Sonnets from the Portuguese. Meanwhile, RB’s first collected edition of his poetry, Poems (1849), is published by Chapman and Hall. EBB’s “Runaway Slave at Pilgrim’s Point” appears in the American anti-slavery annual The Liberty Bell. She sends “A Meditation in Tuscany” (later to become the first part of Casa Guidi Windows) to Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, but it is not published.
Year: 2005
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/brownings-correspondence-vol-15-january-1848-august-1849-letters-2717-2812/oclc/185377287&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: Worldcat entry
Secondary URL: http://www.browningscorrespondence.com/
Secondary URL Description: The Brownings' Correspondence: An Online Edition
Access Model: Print volume offered for sale; open access available online.
Publisher: Wedgestone Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780911459302
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

The Brownings' Correspondence [vol. 16] (Book)
Title: The Brownings' Correspondence [vol. 16]
Author: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Author: Browning, Robert
Editor: Hagan, Edward
Editor: Kelley, Philip
Editor: Lewis, Scott
Abstract: September 1849–January 1851, Letters 2813–2900 Volume 16 opens with the Brownings continuing their summer stay at Bagni di Lucca. Shortly after their return to Florence in October, EBB suffers her third miscarriage. The Athenæum suggests EBB as a candidate for the poet laureateship, following the death of William Wordsworth in April. In the same month, EBB’s sister Henrietta marries and is immediately disowned by her father Edward Moulton-Barrett. Supporting documents printed in this volume contain revealing glimpses into his relationship with his children. In July EBB endures a fourth miscarriage, and RB takes her to Siena to convalesce. The letters document new friendships for the Brownings, including American writer Margaret Fuller and Isa Blagden, an Englishwoman of Eurasian heritage who will become an intimate of both poets. The Brownings publish important works during this period: RB’s Christmas-Eve and Easter-Day in April 1850 and EBB’s Poems (1850) in November. The many contemporary reviews of the two books appear in this volume.
Year: 2007
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/brownings-correspondence-vol-16-september-1849-january-1851-letters-2813-2900/oclc/234038143&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: Worldcat entry.
Secondary URL: http://www.browningscorrespondence.com/
Secondary URL Description: The Brownings' Correspondence: An Online Edition.
Access Model: Print volume offered for sale; open access available online.
Publisher: Wedgestone Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780911459326
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes


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