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Algernon Charles Swinburne to Oscar Wilde, 1881 July 23

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

Algernon Charles Swinburne to Oscar Wilde

Date

1881 July 23

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS108: [identification of item], Algernon Charles Swinburne to Oscar Wilde, 1881 July 23, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet

1 box

Biography/History

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English dramatist, poet, and critic, whose major works include Poems and Ballads , Song of Italy, and Songs before Sunrise.

Oscar Wilde (1856-1900) was an English playwright and poet whose major works include The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and The Ballad of Reading Gaol.

Algernon Charles Swinburne. Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation. n.d. Web. 14 November 2011.

Oscar Wilde. Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation. n.d. Web. 14 November 2011.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Algernon Charles Swinburne to Oscar Wilde, The Pines, Putney, London. In the letter, Swinburne thanks Wilde for sending him a copy of Wilde's recently published Poems.

Subjects

  • Holmes, David J.
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900
  • Correspondence.
  • Dramatists
  • Poets, English

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