Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

252 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.37 inches

ISBN: 9780719099960

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Unofficial Laureate

Edited by Catherine Maxwell and Stefano Evangelista

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Now available in paperback
  • Examines the range and diversity of the literary work of Swinburne as dramatist, novelist, critic and late Victorian England>'s unofficial Poet Laureate
  • Offers both the new and also experienced reader of Swinburne a broad scholarly reassessment of his work and influence
  • Locates Swinburne within Victorian debates regarding British aestheticism, print culture, Hellenism, religion, fin-de-siècle poetics and an emergent avant-garde
  • Provides up-to-date criticism on Swinburne from a team of leading international scholars

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