Algernon Charles Swinburne

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A gifted poet, playwright, novelist, and critic, Algernon Charles Swinburne created late Victorian works that were controversial and groundbreaking, establishing his name as an imaginative innovator of his very own poetic forms, whilst achieving notoriety due to his scandalous lifestyle. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works and plays of Swinburne, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Swinburne’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other texts
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Features rare posthumous poems available nowhere else
* the complete verse dramas, with individual contents tables
* Includes Swinburne’s only complete novel, LOVE’S CROSS-CURRENTS
– appearing here for the first time on eReaders
* Features Gosse’s seminal 1917 biography on the great poet, available in no other collection – discover Swinburne’s literary life
* A selection of non-fiction
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
ATALANTA IN CALYDON
POEMS AND BALLADS (FIRST SERIES)
SONGS OF TWO NATIONS
SONGS BEFORE SUNRISE
ERECHTHEUS
POEMS AND BALLADS (SECOND SERIES)
POEMS AND BALLADS. (THIRD SERIES)
SONGS OF THE SPRINGTIDES
STUDIES IN SONG
TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE
SONNETS
SONNETS ON ENGLISH DRAMATIC POETS (1590-1650)
A MIDSUMMER HOLIDAY AND OTHER POEMS
A CENTURY OF ROUNDELS
ASTROPHEL AND OTHER POEMS
THE HEPTALOGIA
THE TALE OF BALEN
A CHANNEL PASSAGE AND OTHER POEMS
POSTHUMOUS AND UNCOLLECTED POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Verse Dramas
THE QUEEN MOTHER
ROSAMOND
CHASTELARD
BOTHWELL
MARY STUART
MARINO FALIERO
LOCRINE
THE SISTERS
ROSAMUND, QUEEN OF THE LOMBARDS
THE DUKE OF GANDIA

The Novel
LOVE’S CROSS-CURRENTS

Selected Non-Fiction
WILLIAM BLAKE: A CRITICAL ESSAY
THE AGE OF SHAKESPEARE

The Biography
THE LIFE OF ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE by Edmund Gosse

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