All this kept her very busy, and she had not had time to do more than look at the little vellum book that Archer had sent her the week before (the "Sonnets from the Portuguese
"); but she was learning by heart "How they brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix," because it was one of the first things he had ever read to her; and it amused her to be able to tell him that Kate Merry had never even heard of a poet called Robert Browning.
Which poet wrote Sonnets from the Portuguese
? A Sylvia Plath B Emily Dickinson C Elizabeth Jennings D Elizabeth Barrett Browning 9.
One night, someone blows the safe in his office and makes off with the contents, which include an infamous forged first edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
that is in itself a collector's item.
Scholars have taken the narrative aspect of Modern Love to be Meredith's means of critiquing traditional love sonnetry, including Victorian contributions such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
(1850) and the saccharine forms published in periodicals.
Could Sonnets from the Portuguese
cool this burning
Which poet wrote "Sonnets from the Portuguese
", the Portuguese being an affectionate nickname used by her husband .
Chapter 5 examines Mary Robinson's Sappho and Phaon (1796), Elizabeth Cobbold's 'Sonnets of Laura' (1825), Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
(1850) and Christina Rossetti's Monna Innominata (1881).
Like Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
and Rossetti's Monna Innominata, Webster's sonnets both engage and revise artistic legacies that reflect concerns about women's relationship to art and to their world.
Other songs are descriptive in nature, such as "From a Railway Carriage" of Souvenirs from Childhood, "To the Ottawa River," and "Little Lamb." The mysteries and joys of love are explored in "I love the jocund dance" and the four songs in the cycle Sonnets From the Portuguese
. Refreshing innocence and happiness are expressed in "Escape at Bedtime" and "Foreign Children" from Souvenirs of Childhood and "Piping Down the Valleys Wild." Morawetz chose dramatic narrative texts reminiscent of the ballads of Loewe and Schubert for "The Weaver" and "Land of Dreams."
Recent feminist and gender-oriented scholarship about the Victorian sonnet has attributed a pioneering role to Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
in the nineteenth-century revival of the genre.
A more discursive, expository treatment of love requires the expansiveness of a sonnet sequence: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese
, Christina Rossetti's Monna Innominata, Dante Gabriel Rossetti's The House of Life, and, most importantly, George Meredith's Modern Love.
It was only after her marriage to Robert that she was to publish her best-known works, Sonnets From the Portuguese
(1850) and Aurora Leigh (1857).