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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

Not so much of a lone wolf

Advantages: Amazing poetry, and a large selection of it
Disadvantages: He can't read poetry aloud...

Originally I bought this book on a complete spur of the moment decision, if anything I liked the picture of the wolf on the front and I was looking for some new poetry to read. What was originally just an off the cuff, snap shot decision ended up being a ...

Secre 19.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Lone Wolf - Felix Dennis

THE REASON WHY I LOVE YEATS

Advantages: his poetry can transport you
Disadvantages: none

Throughout all of Yeats’ work there are certain themes and ideas that are nearly always present. These include, a love of art that Yeats wants to share, ideas of rural and united Ireland, age and possibly most prolifically a deep expression of love ...

robsterwest 24.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Poems - W.B. Yeats