How are Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning related?
They are married.
Robert Wiedeman "Pen" Barrett Browning (09 Mar 1849 - 08 July 1912) was the only child of the poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. He studied painting and sculpture in Antwerp and Paris and was an artist by profession. He and his wife, American heiress, Fannie Coddington, had no children.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 43 (from Sonnets from the Portuguese) enumerates reasons why she loves Robert Browning. Perhaps this is the poem you are looking for. I don't know of a similar list poem addressed to EBB. She was quite a few years older than Robert, and sloppy poems weren't quite his style.
Elizabeth Barrett Barrett was the mixed-race daughter of an English family who had made a fortune in Jamaica but come back to live in England. She was courted by the English poet Robert Browning. Elizabeth had a very controling father who attempted to stop his daughters from having boyfriends, but Elizabeth and Robert eventually eloped and married. (There is a rather good film of the story: The Barretts of Wimpole Street). Elizabeth was so in…
â??Parting At Morningâ?? by Robert Browning is a companion poem to â??Meeting At Nightâ?? and the two are meant to be read together. Romantically themed, the poem was considered immoral when written due to its illicit implications of sex among the unmarried. It should be noted, Robert Browning was then involved in a very secret love affair with his great love, Elizabeth Barrett.