A Dark Month (Dodo Press)
By (author) Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Dark Month (Dodo Press) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Book DescriptionAlgernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) was a Victorian era English poet. His poetry was highly controversial in its day. He is considered a decadent poet. Many of his early and still admired poems evoke the Victorian fascination with the Middle Ages, and some of them are explicitly medieval in style, tone and construction, including The Leper, Laus Veneris, and St Dorothy. His mastery of vocabulary, rhyme and metre arguably put him among the most talented English language poets in history, although he has also been criticized for his florid style and word choices that only fit the rhyme scheme rather than contributing to the meaning of the piece. After the first Poems and Ballads, Swinburne's later poetry was devoted more to philosophy and politics. He did not stop writing love poetry entirely, but the content was less shocking. Amongst his other works are: A Century of Roundels (1883) and The Age of Shakespeare (1908).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781409919421
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Algernon Charles Swinburne
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New selection of verse from a major Victorian poet.
Selections from Swinburne, Paperback (July 2014)
Originally published in 1927, this book contains a selection of Swinburne's poetry for the general reader.
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