Algernon Swinburne: The Critical Heritage (The Collected by Clyde K. Hyder PDF

By Clyde K. Hyder

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ISBN-13: 9780203286272

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Reader, 2 December 1865, vi, 621–2. ; Fortnightly Review, 15 April 1866, iv, 533–43. Saturday Review, 26 May 1866, xxi, 623–5. Nation, 18 January 1866, 83–4. xxxvii 18. Spectator, 31 March 1866, xxxix, 356–8; Pall Mall Gazette (in its review of Chastelard), 27 April 1866, 11–12; Westminster Review, July 1866, lxxxvi, 277. 19. Letters of George Meredith (1913), i, 183. 20. Lang, i, 139–40, note 1. 21. Lang, i, 141. 22. Quoted by Lang, i, 141, note 2. 23. A later favourable article, unsigned but by John Skelton, appeared in Fraser’s Magazine, November 1866, lxxiv, 635–48.

By permission of the Yale University Press, the passage is reprinted from The Swinburne Letters, ed. Lang, I, 233–4. In all important respects except one I found him to be very much what I had anticipated. The exception is, instead of being a prematurely blasé young man o’ the world, he is rather a wilful, perverse, unreasonable spoiled child. His nature is still that of the young Shelley, and my great fear is that it will never be otherwise. He needs the influence of a nature stronger than his in everything but the imaginative faculty—such a nature as Byron’s was to Shelley.

However, they are quite jolly. ’ xxxviii 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. Swinburne’s letter that mentions adding more stanzas to ‘Dolores’ is dated by Lang ‘May or June 1865’. See Wise’s Bibliography (Bonchurch Edition, xx), 198–9. A letter from Mrs. Atherton, quoted in my Swinburne’s Literary Career and Fame (1933), 128, makes the association with Swinburne clear. Kubie’s Neurotic Distortion of the Creative Process (1958). Gosse’s statement in Lang, vi, especially 239 ff.

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