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By Yisrael Levin

ISBN-10: 0754669963

ISBN-13: 9780754669968

concentrating on Algernon Charles Swinburne's later writings, this assortment makes a case for the seriousness and importance of the writer's mature paintings. whereas Swinburne's scandalous early poetry has bought enormous serious cognizance, the considerate, wealthy, spiritually and politically trained poetry that started to emerge in his thirties has been often missed. This quantity addresses the necessity for a fuller realizing of Swinburne's profession that incorporates his fiction, aesthetic ideology, and analyses of Shakespeare and the nice French writers. one of the key beneficial properties of the gathering is the contextualizing of Swinburne's paintings in new contexts reminiscent of Victorian mythography, continental aestheticism, positivism, and empiricism. person essays study, between different issues, the dialect poems and Swinburne's place as a nearby poet, Swinburne as a transition determine from nineteenth-century aesthetic writing to the professionalized feedback that dominates the 20th century, Swinburne's participation within the French literary scene, Swinburne's friendship with the ladies writers, and the choices made for anthologies from the 19th century to the present.Taken jointly, the essays provide students a richer portrait of Swinburne's significance as a poet, critic, and fiction writer.

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