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Dramatic Romances and Lyrics
is a collection of English poems by Robert Browning
Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.-Early years:...
, first published in 1845 as the seventh volume in a series of self-published books entitled Bells and Pomegranates
Many of the original titles given by Browning to the poems in this collection, as with its predecessor Dramatic Lyrics
Dramatic Lyrics is a collection of English poems by Robert Browning, first published in 1842 as the second volume in a series of self-published books entitled Bells and Pomegranates...
, are different from the ones he later gave them in various editions of his collected works. Since this book was originally self-published in a very small edition, these poems really only came to prominence in the later collections, and so the later titles are given here; see the bottom of the page for a list of the originals.
- “How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix”
- Pictor Ignotus
- The Italian in England
- The Englishman in Italy
- The Lost Leader
The Lost Leader is a poem by Robert Browning. It berates William Wordsworth, for what Browning considered his desertion of the liberal cause, and his lapse from his high idealism. More generally, it is an attack on any liberal leader who has deserted his cause. It is one of Browning's "best known,...
- The Lost Mistress
- Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
- Home-Thoughts, from the Sea
- Nationality in Drinks
- The Bishop Orders His Tomb at St. Praxed’s Church
- The Flower’s Name
- Sibrandus Schafnaburgensis
- The Laboratory
"The Laboratory" is a poem and monologue by Robert Browning. It was first published in June 1844 in Hood's Magazine and Comic Miscellany, and later Dramatic Romances and Lyrics in 1845....
- The Confessional
- The Flight of the Duchess
- Earth’s Immortalities:
- The Boy and the Angel
- Meeting at Night
- Parting at Morning
- Time’s Revenges
- The Glove
First Edition Titles
Claret and Tokay
- `How they brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix. (16--.)'
- Pictor Ignotus. (Florence, 15--.)
- Italy in England.
- England in Italy. (Piano di Sorrento.)
- The Lost Leader.
- The Lost Mistress.
- Home-Thoughts, from Abroad.
- The Tomb at St. Praxed's: (Rome, 15--.)
- Garden Fancies; I. The Flower's Name; II. Sibrandus Schafnaburgensis.
- France and Spain; I. The Laboratory (Ancien Regime); II. Spain -- The Confessional.
- The Flight of the Duchess.
- Earth's Immortalities.
- Song. (`Nay but you, who do not love her.')
- The Boy and the Angel.
- Night and Morning; I. Night; II. Morning.
- Claret and Tokay.
- Saul. (Part I.)
- Time's Revenges.
- The Glove. (Peter Ronsard loquitur.)
here became the first two parts of Nationality in Drinks