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letters of John Addington Symonds.

John Addington Symonds

letters of John Addington Symonds.

Edited by Herbert M. Schueller & Robert L. Peters.

by John Addington Symonds

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

ContributionsSchueller, Herbert M., Peters, Robert, 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. illus., facsims. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19404345M

His father, the physician John Addington Symonds, Sr. But rather than unfold a simple tale of public and private achievement, the Memoirs record his struggle to reconcile his homosexuality with these professional and familial identities. JAS was a well-known English critic who felt that Whitman was rather baffling to criticize. This eBook is not available in your country.

Clement's Church, Hastings. They similarly wield "a fine spell that obscures all their faults while we read. He edited the literary remains of his father, who died inand in the following year performed the same pious office for those of Conington, whom, after Jowett, he always considered his chief intellectual benefactor. Father: John Addington Symonds physician, b. He left his papers and his autobiography in the hands of Mr Brown, who published in an excellent and comprehensive biography.

Symonds became a citizen of the town; he took part in its municipal business, made friends with the peasants and shared their interests. Times London12 Junep. He then attempted to settle in London and study law, but his health again broke down and obliged him to travel. Horatio Brown's admirable biographyembodying his own memoirs and diaries as far as possible. It is impossible not to admire the skill and science of his versification and the richness of his phraseology; but everything seems studied, nothing spontaneous; there is no sufficient glow of inspiration to fuse science and study into passion, and the perpetual glitter of fine words and ambitious thoughts becomes wearisome.


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book known self-conscious LGBT autobiography. From that time onward he practically made his home at Davos, and a charming picture of his life there will be found in Our Life in the Swiss Highlands As an original poet Symonds belongs to the class described by Johnson as extorting more praise than they are capable of affording pleasure.

I dare say you know his work, but the man is far more interesting. He bequeathed his papers to the care of Mr. He edited the literary remains of his father, who died inand in the following year performed the same pious office for those of Conington, whom, after Jowett, he always considered his chief intellectual benefactor.

Rich in description, full of "purple patches", his work has not that harmony and unity that are essential to the conduct of philosophical argument. He was interred in the protestant cemetery, close by Shelley; the Latin epitaph on his gravestone was written by Jowett.

His translations are among the finest in the language; here his subject was found for him, and he was able to lavish on it the wealth of color and quick sympathy which were his characteristics.

Symonds' delicate condition continued and he suffered from nightmares as a child in which corpses in and under his bed prompted sleepwalking, and on one such occasion he was almost drowned when sleepwalking in the attic of Clifton Hill House when he reached a cistern of rainwater.

Both are fully up to the average level, but neither possesses the distinction with which some writers of abridged biographies have known how to invest their work. Yet being so eloquent on matters of heterodox sexuality, the Memoirs were suppressed.

It would hardly have been expected that such a rigid cultivator of poetic form as Symonds would find so much to admire in so amorphous a writer as Whitman, and in truth it was not so much the American's poetry that attracted him as identity of feeling on two cardinal points—democratic sympathy and the sentiment of comradeship.

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The following anthology contains a representative selection of five areas of Symonds's writings: his polemical studies of homosexuality, which comprise his most important contribution to modern ideas; his writings on the history of art, which established his reputation among his contemporaries; his poetry, which he personally valued most highly; his translations, which establish his literary letters of John Addington Symonds.

book most firmly; and his autobiographical writings and letters which underline his fundamental beliefs and motivations. John Addington Symonds was in the forefront of the "bourgeois radical" men and women with socialist ideals who were destined to reform public opinion in the s.

This eBook is not available in your country. He computed that the work, which was abridged by Lieut. When Symonds refused to help Shorting gain letters of John Addington Symonds.

book to Magdalen, the younger man wrote to school officials alleging "that I [Symonds] had supported him in his pursuit of the chorister Walter Thomas Goolden —that I shared his habits and was bent on the same path.

He portrayed his own character with great subtlety. JAS was a well-known English critic who felt that Whitman was rather baffling to criticize. In the spring of he visited Sicily and Greece.

After developing symptoms of tuberculosis while a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Symonds traveled extensively for his health, settling in Davos, Switz. His poetry is perhaps rather that of the student than of the inspired singer, but it has moments of deep thought and emotion.

Letters of John Addington Symonds. book rather than unfold a simple tale of public and private achievement, the Memoirs record his struggle to reconcile his homosexuality with these professional and familial identities. This was attempted on a scale involving an amount of toil in the collection of material from which, in his biographer's opinion, Symonds never recovered.

I," Library Journal, 92 15 Dec Bisexuality and homosexual writings[ edit ] Front cover of the reprint edition, edited by John Lauritsen InSymonds wrote A Problem in Greek Ethics, a work of what would later be called " gay history.

At this point I am reminded of Grosskurth's review in Victorian Studies of the first volume of the Symonds Letters in which, if memory serves, she deplored the waste of time and paper in publishing all the letters of this second-rate Victorian writer. With returning health his literary ambition rekindled.

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