Browning on the Plains
My research paper is an exploration of the poet Robert Browning's popularity in the Western United States and more particularly Laramie, Wyoming. The paper argues that Browning's use of universality endeared him to the readers of the American West as they sought to understand themselves and other Western settlers. As a Wyoming native, I maintain an avid interest in the development of the American West and various plains communities. Dr. Eric Nye helped me to synthesize my interest in the Victorian poet Robert Browning, my interest in Wyoming, and the settlement of the West by pointing out the ...
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