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An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry

By Robert Browning, Hiram Corson
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  • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ROBERT BROWNING'S POETRY
  • PREFACE.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • I. The Spiritual Ebb and Flow exhibited in English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson and Browning.
  • Popularity.
  • II. The Idea of Personality and of Art as an intermediate agency of Personality, as embodied in Browning's Poetry.
  • 1. General Remarks.
  • 2. The Idea of Personality as embodied in Browning's Poetry.
  • 3. Art as an Intermediate Agency of Personality.
  • III. Mr. Browning's "Obscurity".
  • IV. Browning's Verse.
  • V. Arguments of the Poems.
  • Wanting is—What?
  • My Star.
  • The Flight of the Duchess.
  • The Last Ride Together.
  • Prospice.
  • Amphibian.
  • James Lee's Wife.
  • A Tale.
    • (The Epilogue to `The Two Poets of Croisic'.)
  • Confessions.
  • Respectability.
  • Home-Thoughts from Abroad.
  • Home-Thoughts from the Sea.
  • Old Pictures in Florence.
  • Pictor Ignotus.
    • {Florence, 15—.}
  • Andrea del Sarto.
    • (Called "The Faultless Painter".)
  • Fra Lippo Lippi.
  • A Face.
  • The Bishop orders his Tomb.
  • A Toccata of Galuppi's.
  • Abt Vogler.
  • `Touch him ne'er so lightly', etc.
  • Memorabilia.
  • How it strikes a Contemporary.
  • "Transcendentalism".
  • Apparent Failure.
  • Rabbi Ben Ezra.
  • A Grammarian's Funeral.
  • An Epistle containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician.
  • A Martyr's Epitaph.
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister.
  • Holy-Cross Day.
  • Saul.
  • A Death in the Desert.
  • POEMS.
  • Wanting is—What?
  • My Star.
  • The Last Ride Together.
  • Prospice.
  • Amphibian.
  • James Lee's Wife.
  • A Tale.
  • Epilogue to `The Two Poets of Croisic'.
  • Confessions.
  • Respectability.
  • Home Thoughts, from Abroad.
  • Home Thoughts, from the Sea.
  • Old Pictures in Florence.
  • Pictor Ignotus.
    • {Florence, 15—.}
  • Andrea del Sarto.
    • {Called "The Faultless Painter".}
  • Fra Lippo Lippi.
  • A Face.
  • The Bishop orders his Tomb.
    • {Rome, 15—.}
  • A Toccata of Galuppi's.
  • Abt Vogler.
  • Memorabilia.
  • How it strikes a Contemporary.
  • "Transcendentalism":
    • A Poem in Twelve Books.
  • Apparent Failure.
    • "We shall soon lose a celebrated building."—Paris Newspaper.
  • Rabbi Ben Ezra.
  • A Grammarian's Funeral.
    • Shortly after the Revival of Learning in Europe.
  • An Epistle containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish, the Arab Physician.
  • A Martyr's Epitaph.
    • (From `Easter Day'.)
  • Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister.
  • Holy-Cross Day.
    • On which the Jews were forced to attend an Annual Christian Sermon in Rome.
  • Saul.
  • A Death in the Desert.
  • A LIST OF CRITICISMS OF BROWNING'S WORKS.
  • Notes on the Genius of Robert Browning. By James Thomson.
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