In this informative new biography of Arthur Symons (1865-1945), the first since 1963, Karl Beckson mines much previously unpublished material to reveal new dimensions of Symon's life and art. As a critic and poet, Symons was a important influence in the development of early Modernism in England, and the impact of his major work, The Symbolist Movement in Literature (1899), and his personal relationships with such figures as Walter Pater, Paul Verlaine, W.B. Yeats, Joseph Conrad, and James Joyce, have assured him an ...

Arthur Symons: A Life 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198128823