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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Women Who Should Be Pretty Pissed Off: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do we love Elizabeth Barrett Browning? Let us count the ways.

And this, my friends, is probably the first reason that Elizabeth Barrett Browning (let’s call her EBB for the sake of brevity) should be pissed off. People use and misuse, appropriate and massage her poetry to suit their needs, as I did above. Why can’t we just leave this poor poem alone?
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