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A number of thousand letters to and from Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning have survived, including different info at the composition and context of works from Barrett's 'lines on advantage' written on the age of 8 in 1814 to Browning's Asolando (1889). The Chronology seeks to lead readers via this mass of fabric in 3 major sections: adolescence, contrasting early backgrounds and careers, and growing to be curiosity in every one other's paintings to 1845; courtship, marriage, Italy, and paintings together with Aurora Leigh and males and females (1845-61); Browning's later lifetime of relentless socializing and prolific writing from his go back to London to his dying in Venice in 1889. The booklet presents not just certain courting yet a lot subject on such themes because the Brownings' vast examining in English, French and classical literature, their many friendships, and their occasionally conflicting political views.

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On actually seeing the painting, some time before 5 February 1842, he revises the poem to make it less ‘jolly’. 5 (Sun) RB, Maclise, Macready, Ainsworth and others dine with Talfourd. 1842 January 8 (Sat) EBB’s ‘Three Hymns, Translated from the Greek of Gregory Nazianzen’ are published in The Athenaeum. 12 Charles Wentworth Dilke, editor of The Athenaeum, suggests to EBB the account of ‘poetical literature’ since Chaucer which he will publish as The Book of the Poets in June and August. ’ All her griefs cannot shake this love, and she is now more bent than ever on working ‘into light … not into popularity but into expression … whatever faculty I have’.

15 July 1841). Against her claim that he lacks music Horne writes ‘(Wonderfully wrong)’. 19 (Fri) RB has been shown the manuscript of EBB’s ‘The Dead Pan’ by John Kenyon. He returns it with a note praising its ‘famous versification’, and Kenyon delights EBB by sending her the note. June 24 (Sat) EBB’s review of Horne’s Orion is published in The Athenaeum. 29 RB is present at a dinner for the Devonshire House Sanatorium with Dickens (who is a member of the committee), Macready, Forster, Procter, Maclise and many others.

28 A Browning Chronology 28 MRM, having become editor of Findens’ Tableaux, asks EBB to write a poem (‘A Romance of the Ganges’) to illustrate the ‘pretty superstition’ shown in an engraving of William Daniell’s Hindoo Maidens Floating Lamps, which she has already seen at the Royal Academy. H. Horne’s The Death of Marlowe (published in The Monthly Repository in August). July 1 (Sat) Writing to Euphrasia Fanny Haworth, RB says that he has ‘many half-conceptions, floating fancies’, on what will become the theme of The Return of the Druses (1843): some ‘subject of the wild and most passionate love.

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