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Aurora Leigh - A Feminist Epic of Artistic Rebellion and Social Commentary - cover

Aurora Leigh - A Feminist Epic of Artistic Rebellion and Social Commentary

Elizabeth Barret Browning

Publisher: Good Press

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 'Aurora Leigh' is a groundbreaking novel in verse that combines social commentary with feminist ideology. Written in the form of a dramatic monologue, the book addresses issues of gender inequality, the role of women in society, and the struggle for artistic expression. Browning's use of the poetic form showcases her lyrical prowess and deep understanding of the human experience, making 'Aurora Leigh' a significant work in the context of Victorian literature. The detailed descriptions and character development bring the story to life, creating a compelling narrative that resonates with readers even today. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a prolific poet and social activist, drew upon her own experiences and observations to write 'Aurora Leigh'. As a champion of women's rights and a literary trailblazer, Browning infused the book with her passion for social reform and artistic excellence. Readers interested in Victorian literature, feminist writings, and the power of poetry will find 'Aurora Leigh' to be a transformative and thought-provoking read.
Available since: 11/19/2019.
Print length: 411 pages.

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