Aurora Leigh : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism / Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; edited by Margaret Reynolds.

By: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861
Contributor(s): Reynolds, Margaret, 1957-
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: A Norton critical editionPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1996Edition: 1st edDescription: xi, 565 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0393962989; 9780393962987Subject(s): Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, -- 1806-1861. -- Aurora Leigh | English litaretureDDC classification: 821.8 LOC classification: PR4185.A2 | R49 1996Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The text of Aurora Leigh -- Frontispiece to the 1859 revised fourth edition -- Title page for the revised fourth edition -- Aurora Leigh -- A note on the text -- Selected textual notes -- Backgrounds and context: Letters to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning on Aurora Leigh -- The declining character of the women of England and how it might be rectified / Sarah Stickney Ellis -- Women's rights and duties / Catherine Napier -- A woman's thoughts about women / Dinah Mulock -- A trial phalanx / Charled Fourier -- Prostitution / William Rathbone Greg -- Poetry and poetess / M. A. Stodart -- Elizabeth Barrett on Thomas Carlyle and the prophet-poet / Elizabeth Barrett and Richard Hengist Horne -- Criticism: From The Athanaeum Nobvember 22, 1856 -- From Westminster Review January 1857 / George Eliot -- From Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine January 1857 / W. E. Aytoun -- From British Review February 1857 / Coventry Patmore -- From Westminster Review 68 October 1857 / John Nichol -- Essays in criticism: The lyrical philosophy of Aurora Leigh / Lilian Whiting -- The negative approach / Marjory A. Bald -- Aurora Leigh / Virginia Woolf -- Aurora's mistakes / J.M.S. Tompkins -- The myth of Corinne / Ellen Moers -- The right to write / Cora Kaplan -- Reconciling love and work / Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar -- To bear my mother's name: Kunstlerromane by women writers / Rachel Blau DuPlessis -- Gender and genre anxiety: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and H.D. as epic poetes / Susan Stanford Friedman -- Come with me sweetest sister: The poet's last quest / Angela Leighton -- From intellectual women and Victorian patriarchy / Deirdre David -- Genre subversion and gender: The princess and Aurora Leigh / Marjorie Stone -- Structure and narrative in Aurora Leigh -- Helen M. Cooper -- The idea of the mother in Aurora Leigh / Dorothy Mermin -- Gender and narration in Aurora Leign / Alison Case -- The embodied muse: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh and feminist poetics / Joyce Zonana Aurora Leigh: an epical ars poetica / Holly A. Laird -- Men and women: poetry and politics / Angela Leighton -- Allusion in the verse-novel: experimental bricolage / Margaret Reynolds.
Summary: Summary: Presents the classic narrative poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning that describes love, art, and the issues of women in the mid-nineteenth-century Victorian period, and contains explanatory and textual notes, thirty letters by the Brownings, and twenty-four critical essays.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Table of contents The text of Aurora Leigh --
Frontispiece to the 1859 revised fourth edition --
Title page for the revised fourth edition --
Aurora Leigh --
A note on the text --
Selected textual notes --
Backgrounds and context: Letters to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning on Aurora Leigh --
The declining character of the women of England and how it might be rectified / Sarah Stickney Ellis --
Women's rights and duties / Catherine Napier --
A woman's thoughts about women / Dinah Mulock --
A trial phalanx / Charled Fourier --
Prostitution / William Rathbone Greg --
Poetry and poetess / M. A. Stodart --
Elizabeth Barrett on Thomas Carlyle and the prophet-poet / Elizabeth Barrett and Richard Hengist Horne --
Criticism: From The Athanaeum Nobvember 22, 1856 --
From Westminster Review January 1857 / George Eliot --
From Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine January 1857 / W. E. Aytoun --
From British Review February 1857 / Coventry Patmore --
From Westminster Review 68 October 1857 / John Nichol --
Essays in criticism: The lyrical philosophy of Aurora Leigh / Lilian Whiting --
The negative approach / Marjory A. Bald --
Aurora Leigh / Virginia Woolf --
Aurora's mistakes / J.M.S. Tompkins --
The myth of Corinne / Ellen Moers --
The right to write / Cora Kaplan --
Reconciling love and work / Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar --
To bear my mother's name: Kunstlerromane by women writers / Rachel Blau DuPlessis --
Gender and genre anxiety: Elizabeth Barrett Browning and H.D. as epic poetes / Susan Stanford Friedman --
Come with me sweetest sister: The poet's last quest / Angela Leighton --
From intellectual women and Victorian patriarchy / Deirdre David --
Genre subversion and gender: The princess and Aurora Leigh / Marjorie Stone --
Structure and narrative in Aurora Leigh --
Helen M. Cooper --
The idea of the mother in Aurora Leigh / Dorothy Mermin --
Gender and narration in Aurora Leign / Alison Case --
The embodied muse: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh and feminist poetics / Joyce Zonana Aurora Leigh: an epical ars poetica / Holly A. Laird --
Men and women: poetry and politics / Angela Leighton --
Allusion in the verse-novel: experimental bricolage / Margaret Reynolds.

Summary:
Presents the classic narrative poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning that describes love, art, and the issues of women in the mid-nineteenth-century Victorian period, and contains explanatory and textual notes, thirty letters by the Brownings, and twenty-four critical essays.

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