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Sonnets from the Portuguese

Elizabeth Barret Browning

Publisher: Interactive Media

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Summary

Elizabeth was initially hesitant to publish the poems, believing they were too personal. However, her husband insisted they were the best sequence of English-language sonnets since Shakespeare's time and urged her to publish them. To offer the couple some privacy, she decided to publish them as if they were translations of foreign sonnets.
Available since: 06/17/2016.
Print length: 28 pages.

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