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Selections from Swinburne

Selections from Swinburne

by Algernon Charles Swinburne, H. M. Burton (Editor)


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Originally published in 1927, this book contains a selection of Swinburne's poetry for the general reader. The text was created with the aim of 'representing the variable and inconsistent quality of Swinburne's genius'. An editorial introduction is also included, together with explanatory notes. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Swinburne's poetry and nineteenth-century literature.

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ISBN-13: 9781107681620
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/17/2014
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; From Poems and Ballads, First Series: The triumph of time; A leave-taking; Itylus; A match; In memory of Walter Savage Landor; The garden of Prosperine; Dedication, 1865; From Poems and Ballads, Second Series: A forsaken garden; Ave atque vale; Song; From Poems and Ballads, Third Series: To Armada; To a seamew; In a garden; The winds; The bride's tragedy; A Jacobite's exile; From Songs of the Springtides: Thalassius; From Songs before Sunrise: Prelude; A watch in the night; To Walt Whitman in America; Mater triumphalis; Cor cordium; Perinde ac cadaver; The oblation; From Tristram of Lyonesse: Storm in 'The sailing of the swallow; From Atalanta in Calydon: Argument; First chorus; Althaea; Second chorus; Althaea to Meleager; Meleager to Althaea; Althaea and Meleager; Herald; Last chorus; From Studies in Song: By the North Sea; From A Century of Roundels and Other Poems: Adieux à Marie Stuart; A child's laughter; Nephelidia; From A Midsummer Holiday: On a country road; From Astrophel and Other Poems: A swimmer's dream; Eton: an ode; Jacobite song; A channel passage; Prose passages: Review of L'homme qui rit; Byron; Notes.

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