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The plays of James Thomson

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Historical drama, English.,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 18th century -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introd. by Percy G. Adams.
SeriesEighteenth-century English drama ;, 35
ContributionsAdams, Percy G.
LC ClassificationsPR3731 .A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, x, 253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4747872M
ISBN 100824036093
LC Control Number78066637

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The Life and Poetry of James Thomson Brief Introduction: James Thomson Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson List of Poems in Alphabetical Order The Dramatic Works The Tragedy of Sophonisba Agamemnon Alfred Tancred and Sigismunda Edward and Eleanora Coriolanus The Non-Fiction Preface to John Milton’s ‘Areopagitica’ The BiographiesAuthor: James Thomson. E.S. Thomson is a bestselling English author of mystery novels. The author was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire. Thomson has a Ph.D. degree in history of medicine and works as a university lecturer in Edinburgh. The author was shortlisted for the Scottish Arts . James Thomson was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for poems like The Seasons, The Castle of Indolence, and the lyrics of the song Rule Britannia.4/5. The Four Seasons: Summer by James brightening fields of ether fair disclosed Child of the Sun refulgent Summer comes In pride of youth and felt through Natures depth. Page28%(4).

Because the long, reflective landscape poem The Seasons () commanded so much attention and affection for at least a hundred years after James Thomson wrote it, his achievement has been identified with it. Thomson, however, was also a political figure through other poems and through some of his plays, standing strongly for a kind of republican ideal against what he saw as the vulpine. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. James Thomson (Thomson, James, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Thomson, James, The Seasons (based on the edition, with added material from other editions), ed. by Bolton Corney, contrib. by Patrick Murdoch, John Aikin, and William Collins, illust. by John Bell, Charles West Cope. James Thomson (–) was born in southern Scotland and spent his youth in Edinburgh. In he moved to England, where he spent the remainder of his life—mostly in or near London—except for a year or so touring France and Italy. Dec 30,  · "Spring," which was published in , first brought Thomson to mainstream attention. He followed it up with "Summer," "Winter," and "Autumn," publishing all four as The Seasons in