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Swinburne, the poet in his world

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909,
    • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5513 .T4 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4751674M
      ISBN 100195201361
      LC Control Number78074626


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Swinburne, the poet in his world by Donald Serrell Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Swinburne, the poet's grandfather, was his idol. He had been a friend and sympathizer of Mirabeau and John Wilkes. Algernon Charles Swinburne was born in His father was an admiral, a family man.

Admiral Swinburne subsidized his son's literary career. At Eton the poet had shaped his obsessions and by: 4. Swinburne book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this authoritative biography, Donald Thomas vividly portrays Algernon C /5.

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English poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne was born into a wealthy Northumbrian family in London, England in He was educated at Eton College and at Balliol College, Oxford, but did not complete a degree. Swinburne was one of the most accomplished lyric poets of the Victorian era and was a preeminent symbol of rebellion against the conservative values of his time.

Swinburne, the poet in his world. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Algernon Charles Swinburne; Algernon Charles Swinburne; Algernon Charles Swinburne; Algernon Charles Swinburne: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Donald Thomas.

Swinburne: The Poet in His World Paperback – Feb. 23 by Donald Thomas (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" /5(2).

Find many great new & the poet in his world book options and get the best deals for Swinburne The Poet in His World Hardcover – May 10 at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Swinburne is known for the sensation that this book produced in the literary community, but also for the range of his subsequent poetry collections.

He published several more books of poetry, including the political Songs Before Sunrise (F. Ellis, ) and the French-influenced Poems and Ballads, Second Series (Chatto and Windus, ).

Buy Swinburne: The Poet in His World 1st Edition by Donald Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Swinburne and his sisters, inby George Richmond. Source. Algernon Charles Swinburne was born in a suburb of London in Aprila few months before Victoria took the throne.

One of his grandfathers was an earl, and another was a baronet, his father was a Captain in the Royal Navy who would become an Admiral before he : Ciaran Conliffe.

Algernon Charles Swinburne, (born April 5,London—died ApPutney, London), English poet and critic, outstanding for prosodic innovations and noteworthy as the symbol of mid-Victorian poetic revolt. The characteristic qualities of his verse are insistent alliteration, unflagging rhythmic energy, sheer melodiousness, great variation of pace and stress, effortless expansion Written: Swinburne, the poet in his world Item Preview remove-circle Swinburne, Algernon Charles, -- Biography, Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Oxford 1st edition, Fine-minus/Near Fine DJ in Mylar, dustjacket has tiny tear at rear corner, tiny rub at fore-edge, very slight wear, in new Mylar with price intact, firm corners, no markings found.

Of his many collections of verse, the first book of Poems and Ballads is the most important, containing many of his best (and some of Volume Five of Six. A collection of verse by the poet Swinburne who is one of the very few, since the days of Raleigh 4/5.

English poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne was born into a wealthy Northumbrian family in London, England in He was educated at Eton College and at Balliol College, Oxford, but did not complete a degree.

Swinburne was one of the most accomplished lyric poets. Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He invented the roundel form, wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of. Algernon Charles Swinburne [] was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.

He was the author of several novels, and contributed the Encyclopædia Britannica. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature every year from to and again in Swinburne was born into an old aristocratic family.

By then he had met the artists D. Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, and William Morris and was determined to be a writer. Swinburne’s second book, Atalanta in Calydon, modeled on Greek tragedy, brought him to the literary world’s attention in It combined beautiful.

SWINBURNE DOGMATIC.; English Poet Writes in Exalted Mood of His Demigods of the Elizabethan World -Wonders of Renaissance Literature Enthusiastically Exploited. Algernon Charles Swinburne was a great english popular poet and writer. He wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from to and again in His poetic works include: Atalanta in Calydon (), Poems and Ballads (), Songs before Sunrise (), Poems. Swinburne: The Poet in his World by Thomas, Donald Serrell.

Oxford University Press, Incorporated, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

The dust jacket is missing. Book Description: Swinburne and His Gods is the first serious critical analysis to examine the poet's background in the high church in the context of his work. Louis clearly shows Swinburne's fierce and intimate hostility toward the church and reveals his particular irritation with the doctrines of Newman, Keble, and Trench.

Algernon Charles Swinburne () was one of the literary sensations of the Victorian period. His iconoclastic poetry and prose challenged attitudes to sex, politics, religion and censorship. Not only writing some of the most original lyric poetry of the time and pioneering criticism, Swinburne became a cultural icon.

In the s his very name was a symbol of progressive forces emerging. The bad poet dwells partly in a world of objects and partly in a world of words, and he never can get them to fit.

Only a man of genius could dwell so exclusively and consistently among words as Swinburne. His language is not, like the language of bad poetry, dead. It is.

The English poet, dramatist, and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne () was famous in Victorian England for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality.

Algernon Charles Swinburne was born in London on April 5, He was nervous and frail from birth, but he was also fired with nervous. Richard Granville Swinburne (/ ˈ s w ɪ n b ɜːr n /; born 26 December ) is a British is an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of the last 50 years Swinburne has been an influential proponent of philosophical arguments for the existence of philosophical contributions are primarily in the philosophy of religion and philosophy of mater: Exeter College, Oxford.

Swinburne's choice of such forms is all of a piece with his love of repeating grammatical constructions, those mirrors and antitheses that create a swirling or to-and-fro : Carol Rumens. Algernon Charles Swinburne. Masochist Victorian poet. Birthplace: London, England Location of death: The Pines, Putney, England Cause of death: Influenza Remains: Buried.

English poet and critic, born in London on the 5th of April He was the son of Admiral Charles Henry Swinburne (of an old Northumbrian family) and of Lady Jane Henrietta Born: Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April – 10 April ) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.

He invented the roundel form, wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from to and again in   The bad poet dwells partly in a world of objects and partly in a world of words, and he never can get them to fit.

Only a man of genius could dwell so exclusively and consistently among words as Swinburne. His language is not, like the language of bad poetry, dead. It is very much alive, with this singular life of its own. Book Description. Algernon Charles Swinburne () was one of the literary sensations of the Victorian period.

His iconoclastic poetry and prose challenged attitudes to sex, politics, religion and censorship. Not only writing some of the most original lyric poetry of the time and pioneering criticism, Swinburne became a cultural icon. Professor Richard Swinburne is one of the most influential English philosophers of religion of the twentieth century.

Chapter 1: God: To many God is a theory in crisis. Swinburne is going to refute that claim. In the first chapter he explains what the 'God-theory' is.

Swinburne is quite confident in his knowledge of God. Poet Biography Swinburne attended Eton and then Balliol College, Oxford, where he met William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and Gabriel Rossetti. He left Oxford without a degree and travelled on the Continent for a while, an allowance from his father enabling him to pursue his interests without the necessity of.

Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist and a Victorian Era critic renowned for his obsession towards lesbianism and medieval history.

Charles brought into light anathematic issues such as BDSM, sado-masochism, cannibalism and anti-theism. Swinburne’s early collections of poetry, such as Poems and Ballads (), were controversial, with their sexually charged sequences, but it was immediately clear that Swinburne was a brilliant technician in terms of rhythm and rhyme, and remarkably versatile.

He is. The book was savagely attacked by the press, and a controversy raged. Swinburne answered in "Notes on Poems and Reviews." In Swinburne met Mazzini, who told him to turn from "love frenzy" to the utilization of his poetic gift in the "service of the republic." Thomas, Donald Serrell, Swinburne, the poet in his world, New York.

lgernon Charles Swinburne was born April 5, in Grosvenor Place, London, but spent most of his boyhood on the Isle of Wight, where both his parents and grandparents had homes.

With Shelley and Byron, he is one of the very few poets since the days of Raleigh and Sidney to come from the aristocracy: his father was an admiral and his maternal. Swinburne lived another 30 years with Watts-Dunton. He denied Swinburne's friends access to him, controlled the poet's money, and restricted his activities.

It is often quoted that 'he saved the man but killed the poet'. Swinburne died on April 10th,at the age of In Algernon Charles Swinburne by the first series of Poems and Ballads inwhich clearly display Swinburne’s preoccupation with masochism, flagellation, and paganism.

This volume contains some of his finest poems, among them “Dolores” and “The Garden of Proserpine.” The book was vigorously attacked for its “feverish carnality”—Punch referred to the poet as.

lgernon Charles Swinburne (), whose poetry is marked by sadomasochism, androgyny, blasphemy, and political radicalism, does not at first glance seem to have that much in common with his contemporaries.

In fact, Swinburne, l'infant terrible of Victorian poetry and self-proclaimed laureate of Italian liberty, fits very comfortably within the context of Victorian poetry — and not only. Description. Algernon Charles Swinburne (–) was a Victorian poet and literary reviewer who, inwas considered for the Poet Laureateship when Alfred, Lord Tennyson died.

As well as pioneering the aesthetic movement, Swinburne also preceded Oscar Wilde in attracting literary controversy. One of his books, Poems and Ballads (), caused one of the biggest outrages in English.Sir Richard Francis Burton, the king's agent, and his somewhat erratic assistant, the poet Algernon Charles Swinburne, inhabit a world that isn't as it should be.

Technology is out of control, distorting the British Empire's cultural landscape almost beyond recognition, and other, rather more surprising forces are attempting to manipulate history.Swinburne developed his own unique style of writing poetry called roundel derived from the French style Roundeau.

Some of his most well loved poems are written in this style. He also contributed to the famous 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. By middle age Swinburne had a serious drinking problem that took a toll on his overall health.