Download e-book for iPad: Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Browning

By Elizabeth Browning

ISBN-10: 0001047604

ISBN-13: 9780001047600

ISBN-10: 1360466126

ISBN-13: 9781360466125

ISBN-10: 1514892790

ISBN-13: 9781514892794

A novel in clean verse by way of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, released in 1857. The first-person narrative, which contains a few 11,000 traces, tells of the heroine's early life and adolescence in Italy and England, her self-education in her father's hidden library, and her winning pursuit of a literary occupation. first and foremost resisting a wedding concept by way of the philanthropist Romney Leigh, Aurora later surrenders her independence and weds her trustworthy suitor, whose personal idealism has additionally seeing that been tempered by way of adventure. Aurora's profession, Romney's social theories, and a melodramatic subplot touching on pressured prostitution elicit the author's vibrant observations at the significance of poetry, the individual's accountability to society, and the victimization of women.

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