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James Thomson (1700 – 1748)

Nationality: Scottish Periods: British: 18th Century

Scottish Victorian poet

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Thomson and Natural Description in Poetry
This lengthy historical analysis of the author’s life and works includes sections titled “Relations of Thomson�s Poetry to the tendencies of the age; His life and literary career “, “Influence of Milton”, “Thomson�s objective attitude towards Nature”, “Thomson�s Dramatic Work, from Sophonisba to Coriolanus” and “Influence of Thomson on the younger generation of poets.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: A. Hamilton Thompson
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume X: English, The Age of Johnson

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