1781 in poetry

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Dr Johnson - Dictionary writer Boswell - Biographer Sir Joshua Reynolds - Host David Garrick - actor Edmund Burke - statesman Pasqual Paoli - Corsican independent Charles Burney - music historian Thomas Warton - poet laureate Oliver Goldsmith - writer prob.The Infant Academy 1782 unknown painting An unknown portrait servant - poss. Dr Johnson's hier Use button to enlarge or use hyperlinks
A literary party at Sir Joshua Reynolds, painted this year. The scene shows the friends of Reynolds, including poets Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith and Thomas Warton - many of whom were members of "The Club" (use cursor to identify).

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ainger, Alfred (1903). Crabbe. New York: Macmillan, pp. 31-32.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ a b c d Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  4. ^ Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 328