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Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century.

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Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century.

By Thomas Chatterton


‘CUT IS THE BRANCH THAT MIGHT HAVE GROWN FULL STRAIGHT’ This remarkable work convinced much of English literary society of the discovery of a new pre-Spenserian poet. Those who did not believe in the antiquity of the poems nevertheless recognized their value as literature.  Thomas Chatterto…

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Early ModernEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryForgeriesForgeryProto-RomanticismPre-Spenserian PoetryThomas TyrwhittFirst EditionsCanonical First Editions


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