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Biography of Robert Browning


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Browning, Robert. Great English poet. Born in 1812. Educated by tutors and at London University. Among his works are "Paracelsus," "Sordello," "Bells and Pomegranates" (a series of plays, tragedies, and lyrics-including "Pippa Passes"), "Men and Women," "Dramatis Personae," "The Ring and the Book," "Dramatic Idyls." Browning is distinguished for depth of spiritual insight, dramatic energy, and extreme compactness of expression. He died in 1889, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.