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Atalanta in Calydon

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ISBN-10: 140680889X

ISBN-13: 9781406808896

Edition: N/A

Authors: Algernon Charles Swinburne

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List price: $9.90
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 84
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Poet Algernon Charles Swinburne was born April 5, 1837 in Grosvenor Place, London, but spent most of his boyhood on the Isle of Wight, where both his parents and grandparents had homes. He was educated at Eton and Oxford University but was expelled from Oxford before he graduated. Although some of his work had already appeared in periodicals, Atalanta in Calydon was the first poem to come out under his name and was received enthusiastically. "Laus Veneris" and Poems and Ballads, with their sexually charged passages, were attacked all the more violently as a result. Swinburne's meeting in 1867 with his long-time hero Mazzini, led to the more political Songs before Sunrise. In 1879, with…