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Two-way mirror : the life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning / Fiona Sampson.

Sampson, Fiona, (author.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 12 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at C.H. Booth Library - Newtown.

Current holds

3 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown B BROWNING (Text to phone) 34014150066034 Adult New Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1324002956 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781324002956 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781324002956
  • ISBN: 1324002956
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"A nuanced, comprehensive portrait of Britain's most famous female poet, a woman who invented herself and defied her times. "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." With these words, Elizabeth Barrett Browning has come down to us as a romantic heroine, a recluse controlled by a domineering father and often overshadowed by her husband, Robert Browning. But behind the melodrama lies a thoroughly modern figure whose extraordinary life is a study in self-invention. Born into an age when women could neither own property once married nor vote, Barrett Browning seized control of her private income, overcame long-term illness, eloped to revolutionary Italy with Browning, and achieved lasting literary fame. A feminist icon, political activist, and international literary superstar, she inspired writers as diverse as Emily Dickinson, George Eliot, Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, and Virginia Woolf. The first biography of Barrett Browning in more than three decades, with unique access to the poet's abundant correspondence, Two-Way Mirror holds up a mirror to the woman, her art, and the art of biography itself"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861.
Poets, English > 19th century > Biography.
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