Swinburne: The Poet in his World

Swinburne: The Poet in his World

by Donald Thomas


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ISBN-13: 9780749004095
Publisher: Allison & Busby, Limited
Publication date: 07/01/1999
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.84(d)

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Donald Thomas is a noted literary biographer

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Swinburne: The Poet in His World 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
lpmejia on LibraryThing 5 days ago
Lots of information here, and the author doesn't shy away from the more controversial aspects of the poet's life. Two criticisms, however: First, the author jumps around, A LOT, making it sometimes hard to keep up chronologically with what is going on, and when. Second, I couldn't help but wonder if Thomas actually likes A.C. Swinburne. The timbre of the book tends to lean somewhat towards condescension at times, perhaps even derision.