This selection of work by Robert Browning (1812-1889) contains his most notable poetry, beginning with his first published poem, "Pauline" (1833), and continuing through his immensely prolific career, including "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came," which is spoken in the voice of a knight, "Fra Lippo Lippi," the monologue of a 15th-century Florentine monk whose love of the flesh (in particular that of the Prior's niece) finds expression in his paintings, and "My Last Duchess," spoken by an apparently murderous Duke. ...

The Poems: v. 2 1981, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140422603

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