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Pindar, Peter 1738-1819

Overview
Works: 1,540 works in 4,904 publications in 3 languages and 48,422 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Portraits  Anecdotes  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Lyricist, Attributed name, Recipient, Editor, Other, Translator, Creator
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Most widely held works about Peter Pindar
 
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Most widely held works by Peter Pindar
A poetical and congratulatory epistle to James Boswell, Esq. : on his Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with the celebrated Dr. Johnson by Peter Pindar( )

94 editions published between 1786 and 1790 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode upon ode; or, A peep at St. James's; or, New Year's day; or, What you will by Peter Pindar( )

83 editions published between 1787 and 1789 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions to a celebrated laureat : alias The progress of curiosity ; alias A birth-day ode ; alias Mr. Whitbread's brewhouse by Peter Pindar( )

85 editions published between 1787 and 1792 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bozzy and Piozzi: or, The British biographers. A town eclogue by Peter Pindar( )

78 editions published between 1786 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell & Mrs. Piozzi, both contemplating writing a life of Johnson, appeal to Sir John Hawkins to judge their abilities by quoting from their printed anecdotes of Johnson
The Lousiad: an heroi-comic poem. Canto I. By Peter Pindar, Esq by Peter Pindar( )

62 editions published between 1785 and 1793 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Peter to brother Tom : an expostulatory epistle by Peter Pindar( )

65 editions published between 1788 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farewel odes. For the year 1786 by Peter Pindar( )

61 editions published between 1786 and 1789 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Joseph Banks and the emperor of Morocco : a tale by Peter Pindar( )

52 editions published between 1788 and 2018 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complimentary epistle to James Bruce, Esq., the Abyssinian traveller: by Peter Pindar( )

39 editions published between 1765 and 1792 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subjects for painters : By Peter Pindar, Esquire by Peter Pindar( )

34 editions published between 1789 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of lyric epistles to Lord Macartney and his ship by Peter Pindar( )

34 editions published between 1792 and 2018 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More lyric odes to the Royal academicians by Peter Pindar( )

43 editions published between 1783 and 2011 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughing at the king : selected poems by Peter Pindar( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pindar (17381819), the pen name of John Wolcot, dared to ridicule the foibles, corruptions and misdemeanours of King George III and those in power in his kingdom. His satire was merciless, but Wolcot survived accusations of treason, protected by his wit and readership. His admirers included Lord Nelson and the Prince Regent himself; to Robert Burns he was 'a delightful fellow and a first favourite of mine'. Fascinating for what they reveal of the world of Hanoverian England, Peter Pindar's audacious poems still shock the modern reader into laughter at the unchanging characteristics of th
Lyric odes, for the year 1785 by Peter Pindar( )

39 editions published between 1785 and 1791 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lousiad : an heroi-comic poem. by Peter Pindar( )

31 editions published between 1786 and 1804 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lousiad, an heroi-comic poem. Canto II. With an engraving by an eminent artist by Peter Pindar( )

40 editions published between 1778 and 2018 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter's pension: a solemn epistle to a sublime personage. With an engraving by an eminent artist by Peter Pindar( )

31 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rights of kings ; or, loyal odes to disloyal academicians : By Peter Pindar, Esq by Peter Pindar( )

22 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetical epistle to a falling minister by Peter Pindar( )

25 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remonstrance. To which is added, an ode to my ass : also, the magpie and Robin, a tale ; an apology for kings ; and an address to my pamphlet by Peter Pindar, Esq by Peter Pindar( )

27 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Laughing at the king : selected poems
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Alternative Names
John Wolcot

John Wolcot Brits schrijver (1738-1819)

John Wolcot englischer Satiriker

John Wolcott

P. Pindar

Peter Pindar

Pindar, P. 1738-1819

Pindar, P. (Peter), 1738-1819

Pindar, Peter

Pindar Peter 1738-1819

Pindar, Peter pseud

Ploughshare, Jan

Ploughshare, Jan 1738-1819

Ploughshare, John

Ploughshare, John 1738-1819

Walcot, John

Walcot, John 1738-1819

Wolcot, John.

Wolcot, John 1738-1819

Wolcott, John

Wolcott John 1738-1819

Wolcott, Peter Pindar

Джон Волькот

ולקוט, ג'ון

Languages
English (1,252)

German (1)

Irish (1)