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The artist and the world in the early and middle works of Robert Browning

@inproceedings{Tubrett1989TheAA,
  title={The artist and the world in the early and middle works of Robert Browning},
  author={Joan L. Tubrett},
  year={1989}
}
Through an examination of Robert Browning's early and middle works, this thesis studies the function and responsibility of the artist in society and the world. Following a brief introduction which looks at Victorian society's expectations of the artist, this study first examines Browning's early works. These early works reveal Browning's uncertainty and doubt as he struggled to define his purpose and to find form. The study of Sordello, Browning's major early work, shows Browning rejecting the…