The author described the work as the first of a series of dramatic pieces. The play caused outrage when it was first published, due to the portrayals of disreputable characters, notably the adulterous Ottima and for its frankness on sexual matters.
Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889)
An English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.
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