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Hear Mike Wallace Read Robert Browning June 20, 2012: Head on over to Slate to hear Mike Wallace read Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess." A little about the occasion for his recitation: Wallace took part in a Favorite Poem Project reading at New York's Town Hall in April 1998. (His fellow readers included the dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, Geraldine Ferraro, and an adult literacy [...] by

Hi. It’s Robert Browning. Remember me? May 10, 2012: Of course we do! It's your birthday, right? John Dugdale at The Guardian ponders the reasons why Browning's bicentenary is being overshadow by another famous Victorian writer... Charles something-or-other...: Has any other leading author been so regular an object of mockery? Even Henry James could not resist it, reporting after a [...] by

The Love Letters of Barrett and Browning Made Available Digitally February 14, 2012: A collaboration between Wellesley College and Baylor University have made 573 love letters between Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning available in a digital format. They release today, Valentine's Day. A bit on how this came to be, via The Guardian: Barrett, one of the most well-known poets of the Victorian era, suffered from [...] by