Major Works by John Addington Symonds

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1860 The Escorial. A Prize Poem
1863 The Renaissance. An Essay
1872 An Introduction to the Study of Dante
1873 Studies of the Greek Poets
1874 Sketches in Italy and Greece
1875 Renaissance in Italy [I]: The Age of the Despots
1876 Studies of the Greek Poets. Second Series
1877 Renaissance in Italy [II]: The Revival of Learning
1877 Renaissance in Italy [III]: The Fine Arts
1878 The Sonnets of Michael Angelo Buonarotti and Tommaso Campanella. (Translation)
1878 Many Moods. A Volume of Verse
1878 Shelley (English Men of Letters Series)
1879 Sketches and Studies in Italy
1880 New and Old. A Volume of Verse
1881 Renaissance in Italy [IV & V]: Italian Literature, Parts I & II
1882 Animi Figura (Sonnets)
1883 Italian Byways
1883 A Problem in Greek Ethics
1884 Fragilia Labilia (Poems)
1884 Wine, Women, and Song. Mediaeval Latin Students' Songs (Translation)
1884 Shakespeare's Predecessors in the English Drama
1884 Vagabunduli Libellus (Sonnets)
1885 Miscellanies
1886 Sir Philip Sidney (English Men of Letters Series)
1886 Renaissance in Italy [VI & VII]: The Catholic Reaction, Parts I & I
1886 Ben Jonson (English Worthies Series)
1888 The Life of Benvenuto Cellini (Translation)
1890 The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi (Translation). With essays on Italian Impromptu Comedy, Gozzi's life, the Dramtic Fables, and Pietro Longhi
1890 Essays, Speculative and Suggestive
1891 A Problem in Modern Ethics
1892 Our Life in The Swiss Highlands (with Margaret Symonds)
1893 The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
1893 In the Key of Blue
1893 Walt Whitman. A Study
1895 Blank Verse (a history of blank verse)
1895 Giovanni Boccaccio
1896 Das konträre Geschlechtsgefühl, von Havelock Ellis und J. A. Symonds. Leipzig
1897 Sexual Inversion. By Havelock Ellis and John Addington Symonds. London
1967-69 The Letters of John Addington Symonds, 3 vols. Edited by Herbert M. Schueller and Robert L. Peters (Wayne State University Press)
1984 The Memoirs of John Addington Symonds. Edited by Phyllis Grosskurth (Hutchinson)
1999 Ten Unpublished Letters by John Addington Symonds [to Edmund Gosse] at Duke University. Ed. John G. Younger. The Victorian Newsletter, 95 (Spring 1999), pp. 1-10.

Privately Printed Poetry

Crocuses and Soldanellas
Genius Amoris Amari Visio (includes Midnight at Baiae)
The Lotos Garland of Antinous
Love and Death: A Symphony
The Love Tale of Odatis and Prince Zariadres
Lyra Viginti Chordarum
Tales of Ancient Greece 1 & 2 (includes Eudiades)

Biographical Studies of Symonds

1871 Miscellanies by John Addington Symonds, M.D., [the Elder] Selected and Edited with an Introductory Memoir, by His Son (London: Macmillan; Bristol: I. Arrowsmith)
1894 John Addington Symonds, On The English Family of Symonds (Oxford, Privately Printed, 100 copies)
1895 Horatio F. Brown, John Addington Symonds. A Biography compiled from his papers and correspondence (John C. Nimmo)
1914 Van Wyck Brooks, John Addington Symonds. A Biographical Study (Grant Richards)
1923 Letters and Papers of John Addington Symonds, collected and Edited by Horatio F. Brown (John Murray)
1924 Margaret Symonds, Out of the Past (John Murray)
1925 Percy L. Babington, Bibliography of the Writings of John Addington Symonds
1940 Dame Katharine (Symonds) Furse, Hearts and Pomegranates, The Story of Forty-Five Years, 1875 to 1920 (Peter Davies)
1962 Robert L. Peters, "Athens and Troy: Notes on John Addington Symonds' Aestheticism", English Fiction in Transition 1880-1920, 5 (5), 14-26
1964 Phyllis Grosskurth, John Addington Symonds: A Biography (Longman)
1970 Timothy d'Arch Smith, Love in Earnest: Some Notes on the Lives and Writings of English "Uranian" Poets from 1889 to 1930 (Routledge & Kegan Paul)
1970 H. Montgomery Hyde, The Other Love: An Historical and Contemporary Survey of Homosexuality in Britain (William Heinemann)
1970 Brian Reade (ed.), Sexual Heretics: Male Homosexuality in English Literature from 1850 to 1900. An anthology (Coward-McCann Inc.)
1975 Carl Markgraf, "John Addington Symonds: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings About Him", English Literature in Transition 1820-1920, 18 (2), 79-138.
1977 Jeffrey Weeks, Coming Out: Homosexual Politics in Britain, from the Nineteenth Century to the Present (Quartet Books)
1985 Carl Markgraf, "John Addington Symonds: Update of a Bibliography of Writings About Him", English Literature in Transition 1880-1920, 28 (1), 59-78.
1988 Peter Allan Dale, "Beyond Humanism: J. A. Symonds and the Replotting of the Renaissance", CLIO, 17 (2) (Winter), 109-37.
1992 Joseph Cady, ""What Cannot Be": John Addington Symonds's Memoirs and Official Mappings of Victorian Homosexuality", Victorian Newsletter, 81 (Spring 1992), 47-51.
2000 John Pemble (ed.), John Addington Symonds: Culture and the Demon Desire (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press; New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000). Collection of essays from a conference on Symonds.

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