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Algernon Swinburne


Who is Algernon Swinburne?

Algernon Swinburne a.k.a. Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from 1903 to 1907 and again in 1909.


Algernon Swinburne is a fictional character from the 1967 film Dante's Inferno.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy (2012)

Supplement by Michael L. Coulter, Richard S. Myers, Joseph A. Varacalli

Beginning in the Renaissance, Julian was seen as a hero by many critics of the Church, including Ed— ward Gibbon, Algernon Swinburne, Henrik Ibsen, and Gore Vidal, among others. In particular, Gibbon's thesis, which stated that ...

Google previewthe Savvy Dictionary (2013)

A Vein of Witty Definitions by Heck Tate

” — Algernon Swinburne “The undiscovered country.”—William Shakespeare “A pale horse.”—The Bible “The grand perhaps.”—Robert Browning “Just a distant rumor to the.

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Swine Fever, a specific, contagious, and infectious fever, affecting the pig; associated with local disease of the lungs, the lymphatic glands, and the mucous mem- ALGERNON SWINBURNE. brane of the digestive canal, and caused by the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain (2017)

by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse

Three major Victorian poets – Matthew Arnold, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Charles Algernon Swinburne – composed versions of the Tristan story. Arnold's Tristram and Iseult (1852) was the first major postmedieval version of the Tristan story in ...

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