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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Sonnet 43)

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Sonnet 43)


by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Sonnet 43) Resources


"How Do I Love Thee?" Music Video

This music video combines a song version of Barrett Browning's sonnet with a montage of photos, some of the author, some of other images.

"How Do I Love Thee?" Amateur Mini-Documentary

This video gives some biographical information and background on Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her famous poem.


Barry Drogin's Duet of "How Do I Love Thee?"
Composer Barry Drogin's musical version of the sonnet, turning it into a duet.


Traquair Illustration for Sonnet 43
This 1897 image by artist Phoebe Anna Traquair celebrates Elizabeth Barrett Browning's most famous sonnet by illuminating it in the style of a medieval manuscript.

Historical Documents

Illuminated Edition of Sonnets from the Portuguese
This illuminated edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese was made in the "Arts and Crafts" style by Phoebe Anna Traquair between 1892-1897. You can view all the illustrations and illuminations at this free website, hosted by the National Library of Scotland.


Sonnets from the Portuguese at Project Gutenberg

The complete text of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's famous sonnet sequence, available for download or online reading.

Sonnets from the Portuguese at Poet's Corner

Full text of all the sonnets, indexed by number and first line, hosted by poetscorner.org.

The Complete Sonnets from the Portuguese

The complete text of all 44 of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's original Sonnets from the Portuguese, available online, hosted by Amherst College.


Biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

This biography from poets.org gives useful background information on Barrett Browning and links to the full text of some of her other poems.

Materials on Elizabeth Barrett Browning from The Victorian Web

This website provides a collection of references related to Barrett Browning, including a biography, list of works, criticism of some of her poetry, and other information.

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