Through his innovations in poetry, especially the dramatic monologue, Robert Browning became among the most important poets of his time and a tremendous influence on twentieth-century poets like T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound. He is one of the most studied poets of the nineteenth-century and a key figure in Victorian literature or introduction to poetry courses. This comprehensive introduction is the ideal reference for students.
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