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William Lisle Bowles manuscript material.

Title
William Lisle Bowles manuscript material.
Author
Bowles, William Lisle, 1762-1850.
Publication
1815-1834.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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  • A. and W. Galignani and Co., addressee.
  • Cruttwell, R. (Richard),
  • Southey, Robert, 1774-1843,
Description
9 items
Summary
  • · Holograph account of the Byron Controversy : circa 1820 : (B'ANA 0599) : 5 pages.
  • · To "My dear Sir" : 1 autograph letter signed : [no date] : (MISC 1915.35) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Piccadilly no. 178 : begins, "Happy shall I be to meet you at the chapel at half past three . . . ." Mounted on leaf 35 of the Lawrence of Lower Dredgeman Hill autograph album. Shelved with bound manuscript volumes under "Lawrence."
  • · To Messrs. Galignani : 1 letter, third person : circa 1829 : (MISC 3392) : in the hand of Richard Kenner, with suggestions regarding the Galignanis' forthcoming Poetical works of Milman, Bowles, Wilson, and Barry Cornwall.
  • · To R. Cruttwell, his Bath publisher : 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Feb 1829 : (MISC 3913) : regarding the forthcoming second edition of Bowles's Days Departed. This R. Cruttwell is probably the son and successor to Richard Cruttwell of Bath that died in 1799 (see British Book Trade Index).
  • · To Robert Southey, poet : 3 autograph letters signed : 11 Feb 1815 : (MISC 0375) : thanking him for his notice in the Quarterly review; asks his opinion of The Missionary; and mentions that Coleridge is in his neighborhood -- 22 Oct 1820 : (MISC 0374) : regarding Octavius Gilchrist's attack on Bowles -- 30 Dec 1815 : (MISC 0376) : asking further advice on The Missionary.
  • · To a John Ledyard Phillips of Melksham : 1 autograph letter signed : 17 Oct 1822 : (MISC 0377) : apparently answering a question about book circulation.
  • · To an unknown recipient : 1 autograph letter signed : circa 1834 : (MISC 0373) : begins: "Our Penates, & Mrs. Bowles & myself, will be rejoiced to welcome you & your son . . ." ; mentions the death of Coleridge.
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Access (note)
  • Admission to the Pforzheimer Collection is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • William Lisle Bowles, English clergyman and poet. His poetry was admired by Coleridge, but he is best known for his ten-volume edition of the works of Alexander Pope, in which he criticized Pope's morals as well as his poetry. This work revived a scholarly dispute about Pope's proper place in the poetic hierarchy, and drew much criticism, nost notably from Lord Byron.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Bowles, William Lisle, 1762-1850.
Title
William Lisle Bowles manuscript material.
Production
1815-1834.
Access
Admission to the Pforzheimer Collection is granted through application to the Office of Special Collections.
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
William Lisle Bowles, English clergyman and poet. His poetry was admired by Coleridge, but he is best known for his ten-volume edition of the works of Alexander Pope, in which he criticized Pope's morals as well as his poetry. This work revived a scholarly dispute about Pope's proper place in the poetic hierarchy, and drew much criticism, nost notably from Lord Byron.
Added Author
Cruttwell, R. (Richard), addressee.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843, addressee.
A. and W. Galignani and Co., addressee.
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