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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
Works of William Cowper.
London, H.G. Bohn, 1853-55
|Named Person:||William Cowper|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Cowper; Robert Southey; Homer.; Giovanni Battista Andreini
|Description:||8 volumes frontispieces, illustrations, plates, portraits 19 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1-2. The life of William Cowper. Letters, 1765-1782 --
v. 3. Letters, 1783-1788 --
v. 4. Letters, 1788-1799. Papers in the Connoisseur. Letter from an owl to a bird of paradise. Fragment of an intended commentary on Paradise lost. Account of the treatment of his hares --
v. 5. Miscellaneous poems. Olney hymns. Anti-Thelyphthora. Table talk [etc.]. Translations from Vincent Bourne, the French of Madame De la Mothe-Guion, Latin and Italian poems of Milton, epigrams from the Latin of Owen, Greek verses, and the fables of Gay. Epigrams --
v. 6. The task. Tirocinium. Miscellaneous poems. Adam : a sacred drama --
v. 7. Translation of Homer's Iliad --
v. 8. Translation of Homer's Odyssey.
|Series Title:||Bohn's standard library.|
|Responsibility:||Comprising his poems, correspondence and translations. With a life of the author by the editor, Robert Southey. Illustrated with fifty fine engravings.|