Found 4 collections related to Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4256
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and writer of hymns whose works, often celebrating the mundane or pastoral, are considered forerunners of Romantic poetry. The collection consists of letters from Cowper, one undated and to an... more
Cowper, William, 1731-1800
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
32 items
Holograph commonplace book : 1790-1799 : (MISC 0660) : includes part of Cowper's translation of the Aeneid, Book VIII, beginning at line 18 ; also a 65-line translation from Ovid, beginning: "You bid me write t'amuse the tedious hours, / And save... more
Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Richardson, S
20 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence, as well as a pencil portrait of the author.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
34 manuscript pages (20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff drab covers, containing six poems, a verse fragment, and one newspaper article copied in a single unidentified hand. The poems include: "On the Invention of Letters" ("Tell me what genius did the art invent"); "Ode... more