Tuesday, February 14, 2012

News at Eleven: "I love your verses with all my heart,

dear Miss Barrett ..."

So begins the first love letter to 19th century poet Elizabeth Barrett from her future husband, fellow poet Robert Browning.

Their 573 love letters, which capture their courtship, their blossoming love and their forbidden marriage, have long fascinated scholars and poetry fans.

from The Associated Press: Love letters of Barrett, Browning go online
then Wellesley: The Browning Collection


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