Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Title

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Subject

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

Description

In a letter from Elizabeth to her sister Arabel Malton Barrett from October 22, 1852, Browning describes the relationship between Charlotte Cushman and Matilda Hays a "female marriage."
The Brownings lived in Italy for some time, in Florence (Casa Guidi), and in 43 Via Bocca Leone in Rome. Their correspondence with Isa Blagden repeatedly mentions Charlotte Cushman and Harriet Hosmer, and gives insights into the Rome expatriate community.
Robert browning uses the abbreviation "Ba" to refer to her.

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Person

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Birth Name

Barrett

Secondary Texts: Comments

Kenyon (1889) edited her letters in which Charlotte Cushman was mentioned.

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Citation

“Elizabeth Barrett Browning,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed August 17, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/22.

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