Saturday, January 20, 2007

More on Marie Corelli

Here is some more helpful background on Marie Corelli, specific to our course engagement with her.
  • This article on The Victorian Web shows her attitude to the decadents, in the form of a denunication of Algernon Swinburne. (Pace Sibyl in The Sorrows of Satan: "Swinburne, among others, had helped me live mentally, if not physically, through such a phase of vice as had poisoned my thoughts for ever."
  • From the Literary Heritage, an article on her Shakespearean aspect: Marie Corelli and the Stratford-upon-Avon controversy.
  • Corelli's succinct entry in The Literary Encyclopedia, click here.

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