Cassels; Charles Algernon Swinburne
; Swinburne sale, Christie's, 2 July 1904 (lot 53); bought by Colnaghi; Sir Max Waechter and by descent to 1975; bought by Leggatt Brothers; Nivison Collection; bought by Simon Dickinson Ltd.; Acquired by the present owner in 2006
121-140; and Prins, "Metrical Discipline: Algernon Swinburne
on The Flogging Block," in Algernon Charles Swinburne: Unofficial Laureate, ed.
"Metrical Discipline: Algernon Swinburne
on 'The Flogging Block.'" In Maxwell and Evangelista 95-124.
A Thomas Hood B Robert Graves C Henry Newbolt D Algernon Swinburne
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Even the literature of Aestheticism is recalled by recorded voices intoning lines from Algernon Swinburne
, Christina Rossetti, Thomas Hardy and Ernest Dowson as one looks at related images.
423: Thou hast conquered, O pale Galilean- Algernon Swinburne
, "Hymn to Proserpine" (1866)
Menken lived only 33 years, but in that time she had five husbands and a string of lovers, including the writer Alexandre Dumas and the poet Algernon Swinburne
. She gambled, posed semi-nude, and made headlines across the country.
(1837-1909) is generally considered a minor English poet and even that only for his early work, but the scholars of English literature here strive to change that perception.
But there is something odd in selecting a poem Benjamin barely mentions and in ignoring the allegory of writing that Algernon Swinburne
discovered in"Une Martyre":"Allegory is the dullest game and the most profitless taskwork imaginable; but if so minded a reader might extract most elaborate meanings between the Muse of the writer and that strange figure of a beautiful body with the head severed....
Drawing heavily on the popularity of Wilde, and even more heavily on the extravagant style of Algernon Swinburne
, Wilcox's aesthetic tropes respond to a set of subtle shifts in mainstream, middle-class values.
High-profile supporters and friends such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the poet Algernon Swinburne