The Third Edition of this famous biography of the tragic young English poet, best known for his lyric "Cynara," including twenty-two new letters which shed additional information on his life. Few of the many romantic figures of the nineties have weathered the changing schools of literary taste as well as Dowson, in whose verse there is found a timeless, ingratiating charm and enduring interest. This biography is only incidentally a critical appraisal of Dowson's achievements but in attempting to give a more completely ...