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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Barrett Browning Elizabeth - Biography, picture and poems

This page is dedicated to this great poet together with a biography, picture 
and most famous poems

Concise Biography and Picture
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Nationality - English
Lifespan - 1806-1861
Family - Father was a merchant (a millionaire)
Married Poet Robert Browning in 1846
Education - Tutored at Home
Career - Poet and Translator - First Published in 1833

Famous Poems
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How Do I Love Thee?  a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If thou must love me, let it be for nought
 a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Sonnets from the Portuguese - 14a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sonnets from the Portuguese - 43 a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Unlike We Are, Unlike, Oh Princely Heart poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

To Flush My Dog a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browing came from a large extremely wealthy famialy immortalised in the movie starring Charles Laughton entitled the Barretts of Wimpole Street. Elizabeth Barrett Browing was the sickly child of her many brothers and sisters and the favourite of her strict father. Elizabeth spent much of her time in her room and began to write poetry as she was unable to leave the house. Her main source of company was her dog, Flush and her poem dedicated to the dog is featured above.Her interest in poetry lead to her reading some of the works of Robert Browning. They eventually met and fell in love.Her father was much against the marriage but Robert and Elizabeth still decided to marry.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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