Ashby Bland Crowder

Ashby Bland Crowder is Peace Professor Emeritus of English, American Literature, and the Humanities at Hendrix College. He is the author of the prize-winning Wakeful Anguish: A Literary Biography of William Humphrey and editor of Far from Home: Selected Letters of William Humphrey. With Jason David Hall, he edited Seamus Heaney: Poet, Critic, Translator.

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The Complete Works of Robert Browning, Volume XVII · With Variant Readings and Annotations
By Robert Browning · Edited by Ashby Bland Crowder and Allan C. Dooley

In seventeen volumes, copublished with Baylor University, this acclaimed series features annotated texts of all of Robert Browning’s known writing. The series encompasses autobiography as well as influences bearing on Browning’s life and career and aspects of Victorian thought and culture.

“Of the three most useful editions of Browning’s poetry, the present set (begun in 1969) is the only one to include all of Browning’s poetry, plays, and prose…. The present volume (Volume XVII) marks the end of an important scholarly project. A must for researchers interested in Browning and in the history of textual theory and criticism.”