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Browning, Robert

Syllabification: Brown·ing, Robert
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈbrouniNG/

Definition of Browning, Robert in English:

( 1812–89), English poet. In 1842, he established his name with Dramatic Lyrics that contained “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” and “My Last Duchess.” A highly creative period followed his elopement with Elizabeth Barrett. Other notable works: Dramatic Romances and Lyrics (1845), Men and Women (1855), and The Ring and the Book (1868–69).

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