Elizabeth Browning's Aurora Leigh PDF

By Elizabeth Browning

A novel in clean verse via Elizabeth Barrett Browning, released in 1857. The first-person narrative, which includes a few 11,000 traces, tells of the heroine's adolescence and early life 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 suggestion through the philanthropist Romney Leigh, Aurora later surrenders her independence and weds her devoted suitor, whose personal idealism has additionally because been tempered by way of event. Aurora's profession, Romney's social theories, and a melodramatic subplot bearing on compelled prostitution elicit the author's bright observations at the value of poetry, the individual's accountability to society, and the victimization of women.

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