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LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING

By: Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Published By: Double9 Books
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The "Life and Letters of Robert Browning" is a profound biographical work penned by Mrs. Sutherland Orr, providing readers with an intimate and comprehensive glimpse into the life and mind of the renowned Victorian poet, Robert Browning. The plot has so many twists and turns that can engage a reader. Some stories are brutal and weird, while others creep up on you and draw you in slowly. As the title character is so indulgent, readers are forced to keep reading to find out what happens next. In this fascinating biography, Mrs. Sutherland Orr's thorough research and profound understanding of Browning's life and literary accomplishments show through. The work of literature takes the reader on an in-depth trip through Browning's life, from his early years and family background through his poetry career and personal connections. The writer skillfully explains Browning's artistic progress, difficulties, and the social and philosophical the environment of the time with a treasure trove of letters, personal tales, and historical background. Readers learn about the creative processes behind some of Browning's most famous works, including "The Ring and the Book" and "Dramatis Personae."

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Mrs. Sutherland Orr

Alexandra Orr, also known as Alexandra Leighton; Alexander Sutherland Orr; Mrs Sutherland Orr (23 November 1828 – 23 August 1903) was a Robert Browning biographer. In at least two paintings, she served as a model for her brother Frederic Leighton. Orr was born in Saint Petersburg in 1828 because her paternal grandpa, Sir James Boniface Leighton, was the surgeon to Emperor Nicholas I of Russia. Augusta was Orr's younger sister, and Frederic was his older brother. Her parents were Augusta Susan and Frederic Septimus Leighton, both doctors. Her grandfather's business dealings in Russia provided his family with financial independence. Her godmother was Empress Alexandra of Russia. She was schooled while her family traveled throughout Europe. She lost some of her sight when she was sixteen due to rheumatic sickness. She had to have books read to her and utilize an amanuensis after that. She saw her brother in Paris in 1855 and was introduced to his close friend, the poet Robert Browning. She travelled to India as the wife of Sutherland George Gordon Orr, the commander of the 3rd cavalry regiment. They had married on March 7, 1857, so they arrived just as the Indian revolt began.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 274Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359327514
  • ISBN-13:9789359327518
  • Item Weight: 411g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 15.2mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Poetry / General