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Title: Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson, Poet and Decadent
Description: London, I.B. Tauris & Co. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 1860644708) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A biography of Ernest Dowson who was a major poet of the late-Victorian Decadent period who wrote some of the most quoted lyrics in English verse including them 'gone with the wind' and 'days of wine and roses', showing how his strange delights and sexual excesses were worked into the pure verse of lyrics such as 'Cynara'. New/New.

Keywords: 1890s Ernest Dowson Decadence Poetry English Literature Biography Literary Criticism Leonard Smithers Oscar Wilde Rhymer's Club 1860644708

Price: GBP 19.99 = appr. US$ 28.55 Seller: Delectus Books
- Book number: 043055

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