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Published: 27 June 2020

736 Pages | 9 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198858775

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Selected Writings

Edited by Francis O'Gorman

21st-Century Oxford Authors

  • Introduces students to the life and work of Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Swinburne's work is presented in chronological order, allowing students to study his development and growth as a poet
  • The poems and writings are presented free of annotation on the pages, allowing students to encounter the original texts afresh
  • Explanatory notes and commentary are located at the end of the book, providing students with a wealth of additional material and information that will enhance the understanding and enjoyment of these works
  • An essential teaching resource, representing Swinburne's work in all its variety
  • A major critical introduction argues for Swinburne's consistency and his life-long complicated negotiation with his own poetic beginnings, and places his politics and aesthetics as part of the same brilliantly consistent whole
  • Covers every significant genre in which Swinburne worked from his political argument to burlesque; from roundel to monologue to 'Greek' dramatic poetry; from critical prose to fiction