1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:447.



ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (eld. dau. of Edward Moulton of Burn hall, Durham). b. Burn hall 6 March 1809; lived at 74 Gloucester place London many years; lived at Florence 1847 to death. (m. 9 Sep. 1846 Robert Browning the poet). author of An essay on mind, with other poems, anon. 1826; Casa Guidi Windows a poem 1851; Aurora Leigh 1857, 18 ed. 1884 and many other poems. d. Casa Guidi, Florence 30 June 1861. The poetical works of E. B. Browning, complete with a memoir 2 vols. New York 1871; P. Bayne's The great Englishwoman (1881), 1-154; Macpherson's Memoirs of the life of Anna Jameson (1878) 191-263; G. B. Smith's Poets and novelists (1875) 57-110; M. R. Mitford's Recollections of a literary life (1859), 154-68; T. H. Ward's English poets, 2 ed. (1883) iv, 562-80.