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Listing for Author: Swinburne


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Algernon Charles Swinburne'Atalanta in Calydon'Print: Unknown
1850-1899"In 1862, as a 25-year-old rebel ... [Swinburne] took it on himself to scandalize a dinner party at Fryston. His tar...Algernon Swinburne Algernon SwinburneLes Noyades
1850-1899'In 1864 George Du Maurier witnessed ... [a] bravura performance [by Swinburne] at a bachelor party in the studio of t...Algernon Swinburne Algernon SwinburneunknownUnknown
1700-1799" finished Swinburne's Travel Through Spain to My Love."Lady Eleanor Butler SwinburneTravels through SpainPrint: Book
1850-1899I cut out of a newspaper and put in here a little poem of Swinburne whom I have never loved. It is dated three years ...Margaret Oliphant SwinburneThrenodyPrint: Newspaper
1900-1945'Wil John Edwards...pursued Gibbon, Hardy, Swinburne and Meredith. His reading was suggested by the literary pages of ...Wil John Edwards Algernon Charles SwinburnePrint: Book
'Annabel Huth Jackson recalls the impact of a copy of Swinburne's "Poems and Ballads" at Cheltenham Ladies' College: "...Pupils at Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeAlgernon SwinburnePoems and BalladsPrint: Book
"Prior to ... [her] marriage [in 1911], [Marie Stopes's] only sexual knowledge came from reading Browning, Swinburne, ...Marie Stopes Algernon SwinburnePrint: Book
'Fine writing and realism were what John Masefield was after in prose. In poetry, it was the upsurge of feeling and rh...John Masefield Algernon Charles SwinburneChastelardPrint: Book
'Fine writing and realism were what John Masefield was after in prose. In poetry, it was the upsurge of feeling and rh...John Masefield Algernon Charles Swinburne[poem on the death of Baudelaire]Print: Book
1850-1899'Brooks loved literature, and during their long walks together he introduced Willie to the most important contemporary...John Ellingham Brooks Algernon Charles Swinburne[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thomas SwinburneA Letter to the Right Honourable Robert PeelPrint: Book
1900-1945'I'm taking up nursing, and I thought I would get a good inside knowledge from a book of this kind. (Hospital Nurse: S...Doreen SwinburneHospital NursePrint: Book
1850-1899'What a lift for 'The Golden Age' in today?s Chronicle.'Arnold Bennett A.C. Swinburnereview of 'The Golden Age'Print: Newspaper
1850-1899'I suppose Poems and Ballads will stand in the way of a Laureateship.'Robert Louis Stevenson Algernon Charles SwinburnePoems and Ballads [first series]Print: Book
1850-1899'I came up from Lincolnshire to town on Monday and went down that night to Magdalen to read my Catullus, but while lyi...Oscar Wilde Algernon Charles SwinburneunknownPrint: Book
'When it was discovered that she liked Swinburne's poetry, Sir George demanded that she forego such sensual verse. If ...Edith Sitwell Algernon Charles SwinburnePoemsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Owen seems to have started reading Swinburne in earnest in 1916. When he returned to the front in 1918, knowing that ...Wilfred Owen Algernon Charles SwinburnePoems and BalladsPrint: Book
1900-1945'One late evening in the dim firelight of our rooms at Oxford after the War, she turned from reading aloud to me Swinb...Winifred Holtby Algernon Charles SwinburneSuper Flumina BabylonisPrint: Book
1850-1899'Wilde loved to curl up with a book in bed. In one letter he mischievously described himself as "lying in bed... with ...Oscar Wilde Algernon SwinburneunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'I ought to have thanked you before, for the very curious pamphlet containing Swinburne's sweet little joke. I enjoyed...Joseph Conrad Algernon SwinburneA Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson


Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)