Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson, Poet and Decadent

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Ernest Dowson, the subject of this biography, was one of the major poets of the romantic late-Victorian Decadent period. He died in 1900 at the age of 32. His life is both a story of doomed love and one of a man's struggle to create beauty in the face of adversity: Dowson was an alcoholic and a severe depressive who created much of his best work when suffering from the tuberculosis which was to kill him when he was a homeless vagabond owning nothing but a tattered manuscript book of verse. Yet this little-understood figure ...

Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson, Poet and Decadent 2001, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9781860647147

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Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson, Poet and Decadent 2000, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860644702

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