For permission to reproduce Symons’ writings, thanks are due to Brian Read on behalf of the Literary Estate of Arthur Symons. Thanks for help and assistance are also due to staff at Glasgow University Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Moody and Jones Libraries at Baylor University and the British Library. I’m grateful to the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow for a period of research leave in 2012 to complete this project. Gratitude is also due to Helen Tookey at Carcanet for editorial support and tolerance. Thanks also go to my wife and children for their love and patience while I was working on this volume.