These love poems have long been considered the finest ever written by a woman in the English language, and their literary excellence is surpassed only by the sonnets of Shakespeare. First published in 1850, "Sonnets from the Portuguese" is composed of forty-four interlocking poems which Elizabeth had secretly written for her husband, Robert Browning. . .In addition to the forty-four sonnets there are twenty-two of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's other love poems included in this illustrated volume.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 103 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1991
Dimensions: 9 1/2 X 6 3/8 X 1/2 (inches) ISBN: 0385416180 ISBN-13: 9780385416184 Availability: In Stock
First published in 1850 and considered some of the finest love lyrics in the English language, Sonnets from the Portuguese comprise 44 interlocking poems that Elizabeth Barrett Browning composed for her husband, Robert Browning. This wonderful illustrated edition includes 22 additional works as well.