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John Addington Symonds [1840-1893] is not the same writer as John Symonds [1914-2006]. The former was a Victorian writer with a particular interest in sexual reform and emancipation for homosexuals. He wrote many books on Classical subjects, Renaissance Italy and C19th Romantic poets. The latter was a novelist, children's writer and executor of the estate of Aleister Crowley whom he also wrote many books on. These two important writers really do need their own individual entries.

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Translator, some editions) 2,172 copies, 16 reviews
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Contributor, some editions) 1,602 copies, 21 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 207 copies, 2 reviews
Christopher Marlowe: Five Plays (Introduction, some editions) 104 copies, 3 reviews
John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays (Editor; Editor) 81 copies, 1 review
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini: Volume 1 (Translator, some editions) 19 copies, 1 review
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Disambiguation notice
John Addington Symonds [1840-1893] is not the same writer as John Symonds [1914-2006]. The former was a Victorian writer with a particular interest in sexual reform and emancipation for homosexuals. He wrote many books on Classical subjects, Renaissance Italy and C19th Romantic poets. The latter was a novelist, children's writer and executor of the estate of Aleister Crowley whom he also wrote many books on. These two important writers really do need their own individual entries.

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