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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

I believe in fairies!

Advantages: -
Disadvantages: -

Where are the fairies? Where can we find them? We've seen the fairy rings, They leave behind them! When they have danced all night, Where do they go? Lark, in the sky above, Sat, do you know? Is it a secret No one is telling? Why, ...

Thehonesttruth 18.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Book of Flower Fairies - Cicely Mary Barker

Passionate about Perfect Poetry

Advantages: It's Blake, He's wonderful! Fantastic Poems, Insightful, Prophetic, Meaningful, Cheap!
Disadvantages: It takes a while to read them all, but well worth it!

...I was shocked a few days ago when browsing the poetry I discovered there was no William Blake! This site is insane, I thought to myself… but upon several minutes of deep breathing and reflection I realised, ok, no big deal, I'll just make sure I dam ...

Athravan 01.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Writings - William Blake