Algernon Swinburne: The Critical Heritage

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Clyde K. Hyder
Routledge, Sep 10, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 308 pages
The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's novels.
The carefully selected sources range from landmark essays in the history of criticism to journalism and contemporary opinion, and little published documentary material such as letters and diaries. Significant pieces of criticism from later periods are also included, in order to demonstrate the fluctuations in an author's reputation.
Each volume contains an introduction to the writer's published works, a selected bibliography, and an index of works, authors and subjects.
The Collected Critical Heritage set will be available as a set of 68 volumes and the series will also be available in mini sets selected by period (in slipcase boxes) and as individual volumes.
 

Contents

PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Atalanta in Calydon 1865
Chastelard 1865
Poems and Ballads 1866
SWINBURNE defends his poems 1866
a ALFRED TENNYSON
Songs Before Sunrise 1871
JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS in Academy 1876
Poems and Ballads Second Series 1878
THEODORE WATTS in Athenaeum 1878
F W H MYERS on Swinburnes Weltanschauung 1893
Mr Swinburne 1895
Algernon Charles Swinburne 1897
An Imaginary Correspondence Punch 30 July 1902
A Backward Glance 1904

FRANZ HüFFER in Academy 1871
Octopsu 1872
E C STEDMAN on Swinburne 1875
Erechtheus 1876
Mr Swinburnes Poems 1907
No 2 The Pines 1920
INDEX
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