Robert Browning

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Brave civil service whistleblowers give us hope for public life | Brief letters
Brief letters: Allegiance to the truth | Energy poverty | Burning hope | Bye, bye, bye Browning | Dominic Raab

06, Feb, 2023 @4:46 PM

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‘My Elizabeth Barrett Browning film needs a woman’s touch – but where are all the female directors?’
Screenwriter of biopic about the radical poet says the industry must do more to get women behind the camera lens

Dalya Alberge

31, Oct, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Poem of the week: Sonnet from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A defiant assertion of the poet’s power to overcome physical separation from her beloved

Carol Rumens

19, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How a TV baseball movie inspired late Lennon love song
Beatles expert studied dozens of obscure films to solve mystery of the 1980s track Grow Old With Me

Dalya Alberge

04, Oct, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Poem of the week: House by Robert Browning
A brilliantly wry poem about poetry that reaches farther into society than you might expect

Carol Rumens

06, Jan, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The Europeans by Orlando Figes review – the importance of a shared culture
Turgenev’s menage a trois is at the centre of a timely, splendid survey of ‘the unifying force of European civilisation’

William Boyd

07, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin by Geoffrey Hill review – the last judgments
Hill dishes out the thunderbolts in a demanding portrayal of a nation out of kilter

David Wheatley

03, May, 2019 @8:59 AM

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Dream Sequence by Adam Foulds – review
Adam Foulds skewers the world of acting in an entertaining novel that fizzes with wit

Johanna Thomas-Corr

05, Feb, 2019 @8:59 AM

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Hatton Garden and the timeless allure of the artful dodger | Duncan Campbell
Why do we cheer on movie crooks, asks the writer who helped inspire King of Thieves

Duncan Campbell

16, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Poem of the Week: Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister by Robert Browning
One monk’s foibles are another’s motivation for murder in this growling outburst of a poem, told with a rhythm that punches like a fist

Carol Rumens

09, May, 2016 @11:39 AM

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Poster poems: ruins
Symbols of endurance as much as transience, these remnants of another age open on to a great variety of themes. Please share what you can build from the shards of history

Billy Mills

03, Jul, 2015 @12:00 PM

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Dylan Thomas’s list of Robert Browning poems is found on back of an envelope
An enigmatic list of 12 Browning poems – scrawled by the Welsh poet on the back of an unsent envelope addressed to Osbert Sitwell – has been discovered by a rare book dealers

Alison Flood

03, Nov, 2014 @4:55 PM

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