Robert Browning





Dramatic Lyrics


SUCH Poems as the following come properly enough, I suppose, under the head of "Dramatic Pieces;" being, though for the most part Lyric in expression, always Dramatic in principle, and so many utterances of so many imaginary persons, not mine.






Robert Browning: The Poetical Works.
Volume III: Bells and Pomegranates I-VI.
Edited by Ian Jack and Rowena Fowler.
Oxford: Clarendon Press 1988, S. 178.



Bells and Pomegranates. No. III. – Dramatic Lyrics.
By Robert Browning, Author of "Paracelsus."
London: Edward Moxon 1842, p. 2 [= verso of the titel-page].

Vgl. Thomas J. Wise: A Complete Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Robert Browning.
London 1897, S. 8-9





Behlman, Lee / Loksing Moy, Olivia (Hrsg.): Victorian Verse. The Poetics of Everyday Life. Cham 2023.

Brandmeyer, Rudolf: Poetiken der Lyrik: Von der Normpoetik zur Autorenpoetik. In: Handbuch Lyrik. Theorie, Analyse, Geschichte. Hrsg. von Dieter Lamping. 2. Aufl. Stuttgart 2016, S. 2-15.

Bristow, Joseph: Reforming Victorian poetry: poetics after 1832. In: The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry. Hrsg. von Joseph Bristow. Cambridge u.a. 2000, S. 1-24.

Hartvig, Gabriella; The Dramatic Monologue. In: An Introduction to Poetic Forms. Hrsg. von Patrick Gill. New York 2022, S. 114-122.

Helsinger, Elizabeth: Conversing in Verse. Conversation in Nineteenth-Century English Poetry. Cambridge u.a. 2022.

Jackson, Virginia: Art. Lyric. In: The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Hrsg. von Roland Greene u.a. 4. Aufl. Princeton u.a. 2012, S. 826-834.

Litzinger, Boyd u.a. (Hrsg.): Robert Browning. The Critical Heritage. London u.a. 1995.

Rodriguez, Antonio (Hrsg.): Dictionnaire du lyrique. Poésie, arts, médias. Paris 2024.

Thain, Marion: Victorian lyric pathology and phenomenology. In: The Lyric Poem. Formations and Transformations. Hrsg. von Marion Thain. Cambridge u.a. 2013, S. 156-176.

Tucker, Herbert F.: Dramatic Monologue and the Overhearing of Lyric. In: Victorian Poets. A Critical Reader. Hrsg. von Valentine Cunningham. Chichester 2014, S. 75-94.

Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.: The Pragmatics of Silence, and the Figuration of the Reader in Browning’s Dramatic Monologues. In: Victorian Poets. A Critical Reader. Hrsg. von Valentine Cunningham. Chichester 2014, S. 56-74.



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