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A poetic genius - which may be the problem

Advantages: Some great poems
Disadvantages: Some very long poems which arent the easiest to understand, particularly if you arent too interested in 19th century literature

Sadly poetry is very much an art which has not been embraced by the 21st Century. Browning is most definately one of England's greatest poets. I do admit that I have had to study him for English literature, else I would not own this book, but it definat ...

CandiceB666 01.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Men and Women and Other Poems - Robert Browning

Moveing and Romanitc

Advantages: Romanitic, Touching and Deeply Thought Provokeing
Disadvantages: You look silly reading it on a bus :-)

Browning is known as one of the best Romanitic poets and this colume contains some of his best work. The selection of poems is very well done, moveing from dreampt love in 'Love Among the Ruins' where a shepered dreams about love and power as he wonders ...

MrMusic2000_uk 10.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Men and Women and Other Poems - Robert Browning

my experience with this book

Advantages: a treat for those who love clasical literature
Disadvantages: not for the readers of modern literature

I find this collection of poems to be a treat for any person's mind. These poems take its reader back in time way back to the 17th century. For a lover of clasical literature, Browing's poems bring true delight to one's heart. In short, this is indeed a p ...

confuseless 07.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Men and Women and Other Poems - Robert Browning

read me

Advantages: good to read
Disadvantages: none

a poem a day is a very good poem book and has a poem for every day of the year.the poems have been chosen by Gaby Morgen.Writen by authers such as Mattew Arnold,WH Auden,Hilaire and much more.i have selected my fav poem called the octopus which is on the ...

thescot 29.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Read me: A Poem A Day for the National Year of Reading - Gaby Morgan

Fred's verse for a charity nurse.

Advantages: Funny and all for a worthwhile cause.
Disadvantages: Too short !!!!

I have pondered long and hard about this review and found it quite taxing and emotional, as will be seen in my final paragraph of this review, however, I have decided to take the plunge and my choice of title is to cover all aspects of the content of the ...

plod591 16.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Tell It Ageern Fred - Fred Pass