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A Drama of Exile

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

1. 00 – Dramatis Personae
2. 01 – Scene 1
3. 02 – Scene 2
4. 03 – Scene 3, Part 1
5. 04 – Scene 3, Part 2

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Summary

In writing her ‘Drama of Exile’, Barrett’s subject was ‘the new and strange experience of the fallen humanity, as it went forth from Paradise into the wilderness’. The bizarre, lyrical scenes that follow powerfully describe the grief and guilt of Eve, the sorrowful pride of Lucifer, and the redeeming power of love.