Algernon Charles Swinburne

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English poet (1837-1909)


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(43) Edmund Gosse provides the context for Swinburne's letter to Monckton Milnes in The Life of Algernon Swinburne (London: Macmillan, 1917), p.
[They] seem to have been charmed out of healthy common sense by the earlier productions of ALGERNON SWINBURNE and DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI.
The original poem--first privately printed in 1871--garnered a favorable view from Solomon's friend Algernon Swinburne, who stressed the androgyny it shared with his paintings, with their "supersexual beauty in which the lineaments of woman and of man seem blended as the lines of sky and landscape melt in the burning mist of heat and light."
Another was of Algernon Swinburne (November 21st, 1874), the original watercolour for which was owned by the poet's close friend and biographer Edmund Gosse who wrote: 'Although avowedly a caricature, this is in many ways the best surviving record of Swinburne's general aspect and attitude.' He also drew the flamboyant twenty-eight-year-old Oscar Wilde (May 24th, 1884) a week before Wilde's marriage and a decade before the scandalous trial over his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas.
He brings as evidence, among other sources, a letter from his friend Algernon Swinburne which is too hilarious not to quote.
The Victorian period produced a large body of Arthurian poetry: William Morris, Algernon Swinburne and Alfred Tennyson, to mention only a few, employed Arthurian motifs and created their own versions of the legend.
He is the author of books on the poetry of Algernon Swinburne, Matthew Arnold, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and of Oracles and Hierophants: Constructions of Romantic Authority (1991).
(54.) A coterie of British pornographers, including the Richard Burton, Richard Monckton-Milnes (Lord Houghton), Henry Edward Vaux Bellamy, James Campbell, Charles Algernon Swinburne, and Edward Sellon, belonged to the Royal Geographic Society and the Anthropological Society of London, both of which were concerned with the documentation of other places and other people.
There were many of these in the St Johns Wood area which is where the young Algernon Swinburne went when a bit of flagellation was required.
Among the major novelists, poets, and critical writers whose work appeared in the periodical were George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Algernon Swinburne, John Ruskin, and Leslie Stephen, who also served as the magazine's editor (1871-82).
Blossom by blossom the spring begins," wrote English poet Algernon Swinburne. Nowhere does spring begin with so many blossoms as in California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.
Walter Pater and his disciple, Algernon Swinburne, later broadened the aims of the movement to include a more extreme aestheticism or "art for art's sake." The group advocated a complete separation of art from all contemporary social issues and aimed for a pure and intense experience of beauty.
See Edmund Gosse, preface to Ballad of Villon and Fat Madge, by Charles Algernon Swinburne (London: Printed for private circulation, 1910), p.
He advances this argument through discussions of Alfred Tennyson's The Princess; the little known working-class poets known as the "Spasmodics" by their detractors; and works by Coventry Patmore, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Algernon Swinburne, and Mathilde Blind.