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Whitehead, William

Plays and poems by William Whitehead, esq., poet laureat ...

by Whitehead, William

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Published by Printed for J. Dodsley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virgil.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMason, William, 1725-1797 ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3765 .W4 1774
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17959963M
    LC Control Number14001101

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Poems by William Whitehead. WHITEHEAD, WILLIAM (), English poet-laureate, son of a baker, was born at Cambridge, and baptized on the 12th of February His father had extravagant tastes, and spent large sums in orna.

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Full text of "The poets laureate of England: Being a History of the Office of Poet Laureate, Biographical " See other formats. William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake's work is today considered seminal and significant in the history of both poetry and the visual arts.

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A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting a period in which the theatre was in crisis.

Poems by William Billington. William the Poet was born in 'Samlesbury' on the 3rd April, to parents Benedict BILLINGTON and Ann BOLTON, in a house called 'Yew Trees', a wood built straw thatched cottage. William M rated it liked it review of another edition. The book was used in my English Literature course at Liberty University.

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He has also authored three chapbooks of poetry, two of which were winners of .Multitalented poet and autodidact William Barnes was born in Rushay, Dorset, in southern England.

He worked as a clerk and a schoolmaster before earning a bachelor of divinity from Cambridge and becoming an ordained minister in the Church of England.

He was a strong supporter of the Dorset dialect. When he died inhis Saturday Review obituary read. Full text of "The poets laureate of a history of the office of poet laureate, biographical notices of its holders, and a collection of the .