By Elizabeth Browning

ISBN-10: 0001047604

ISBN-13: 9780001047600

ISBN-10: 1360466126

ISBN-13: 9781360466125

ISBN-10: 1514892790

ISBN-13: 9781514892794

A novel in clean verse via Elizabeth Barrett Browning, released in 1857. The first-person narrative, which includes a few 11,000 strains, tells of the heroine's youth and early life in Italy and England, her self-education in her father's hidden library, and her winning pursuit of a literary occupation. in the beginning resisting a wedding inspiration by way of the philanthropist Romney Leigh, Aurora later surrenders her independence and weds her devoted suitor, whose personal idealism has additionally considering the fact that been tempered via event. Aurora's profession, Romney's social theories, and a melodramatic subplot relating pressured prostitution elicit the author's brilliant observations at the value of poetry, the individual's accountability to society, and the victimization of women.

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