Algernon Charles Swinburne compositions
Autograph manuscript compostions by English poet, dramatist, and critic, Algernon Charles Swinburne.
- 1872-1902 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (16 volumes)
Includes autograph manuscripts, typescript transcripts, galley proofs and page proofs, a photostat, and translations of Swinburne's poems and prose. Also includes a drama blank-verse fragment, portrait of Swinburne, a letter by him, and other materials. Titles include: Barking a year after, Duriesdyke, Sunset and moonrise, Sappho, John Jones, and others. Materials are in English and French.
Biographical / Historical
Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality.
Arranged in call number order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various sources on various dates. See items below for full accession information.
- Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Algernon Charles Swinburne compositions, 1872-1902: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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