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ring and the book. [Introd. by Charles W. Hodell]. by Robert Browning

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesEveryman"s library
ContributionsHodell, Charles Wesley, 1872-1925, ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 534 p. ;
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19048050M

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48 rows    Browning's dramatic poem The Ring and the Book narrates the trial of a . The Ring and the Book is a long dramatic narrative poem of 21, lines written by Robert Browning. It was published in four installments from to The book tells the story of a murder trial in Rome in , whereby an impoverished nobleman, Count Guido Franceschini, is found guilty of the murders of his young wife Pompilia Comparini and her parents, having suspected his wife was. In "Ring and the Book" Browning takes the sordid event of an enraged husband murdering his helpless bride--the daughter of a prostitute and rescue project of a priest--to "explain the ways of God to man." The reader of the poem becomes, in effect, a "privileged" juror in the trial of the murderer, positioned through Browning's protean and Cited by: The Ring and the Crown is an amazing book filled with intrigue, drama, politics and of course, romance. It is a captivating book that pulled me into a world of the court and ball dances, and it was a world that was easy to fall in love with. "A false victory is a h/5().

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  The ring and the book. With an introduction by Edward Dowden, and four facsimiles. This edition published in by Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press in : Robert Browning.   The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning. This work may need to be standardized using Wikisource's style guidelines. If you'd like to help, please review the help pages. Contents. I. The Ring and the Book; II. Half-Rome; III. The Other Half-Rome; IV. Tertium Quid; V. Count Guido Franceschini; VI. In "Ring and the Book" Browning takes the sordid event of an enraged husband murdering his helpless bride--the daughter of a prostitute and rescue project of a priest--to "explain the ways of God to man." The reader of the poem becomes, in effect, a "privileged" juror in the trial of the murderer, positioned through Browning's protean and /5(13). The Ring and the Book Homework Help Questions. What did Robert Browning mean with "here were the end, had anything an end" Browning's use of the subjunctive tense can make this line a little bit.