Synopses & Reviews
The Wordsworth Poetry Library comprises the works of the greatest English-speaking poets, as well as many lesser-known poets. Each collection has a specially commissioned introduction.
Robert Browning represents the intellectual and argumentative strand in English poetry, in contrast to the more ornate style of Spenser and Tennyson. His poetry demonstrates that a poet must be a sharp observer of the human condition. The most moving poems deal with his feelings for his wife.