Introduces new readers and students to a celebrated and controversial Victorian novel-poemMichele C. Martinez guides readers through the poem's major themes and literary and social contexts, introducing a range of interpretive frameworks. Long extracts from the poem are accompanied by helpful explanatory commentary. The text's composition history, major influences and modes of poetic expression are also discussed. The teaching and bibliographic chapters offer supplementary materials including print and internet resources.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 'Aurora Leigh': A Reading Guide
Edinburgh University Press