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Pindar, Peter 1738-1819

Overview
Works: 1,213 works in 4,519 publications in 1 language and 46,164 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Anecdotes  Humor  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Librettist, Recipient, Attributed name, Other, Translator, Creator
Classifications: PR3765, 827.65
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Most widely held works by Peter Pindar
Instructions to a celebrated laureat; alais [sic] The progress of curiosity; alias A birth-day ode; alias Mr. Whitbread's brewhouse by Peter Pindar( Book )

120 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( Book )

96 editions published between 1786 and 1790 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Peter Pindar, Esqr. : in [three, four, five] volumes by Peter Pindar( Book )

28 editions published between 1794 and 1797 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lousiad, an heroi-comic poem. Canto I by Peter Pindar( Book )

94 editions published between 1785 and 1793 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

63 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1792 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 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
Bozzy and Piozzi; or, The British biographers: a town eclogue by Peter Pindar( Book )

58 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 78 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, Esq by Peter Pindar( Book )

50 editions published between 1787 and 1789 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1778 and 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Peter Pindar, Esq. : a distant relation to the poet of Thebes : to which are prefixed, memoirs and anecdotes of the author by Peter Pindar( Book )

26 editions published between 1788 and 1791 in English and held by 62 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( Book )

28 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farewel odes for the year 1786. By Peter Pindar, Esq., a distant relation of the poet of Thebes, and laureat to the Royal Academy by Peter Pindar( Book )

46 editions published between 1786 and 1789 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rights of kings, or, Loyal odes to disloyal academicians by Peter Pindar( Book )

25 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Peter Pindar by Peter Pindar( Book )

17 editions published between 1790 and 1800 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lousiad. An heroi-comic poem. Canto II. With an engraving by an eminent artist. By Peter Pindar, Esq by Peter Pindar( Book )

32 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyric odes to the Royal Academicians : for M, DCC, LXXXII. By Peter Pindar, a distant relation of the poet of Thebes by Peter Pindar( Book )

29 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Laughing at the king : selected poems
Alternative Names
John Wolcot

John Wolcot Brits schrijver (1738-1819)

John Wolcot englischer Satiriker

John Wolcott

Peter Pindar

Pindar, P. 1738-1819

Pindar, P. (Peter), 1738-1819

Pindar, Peter

Pindar Peter 1738-1819

Pindar, Peter pseud

Ploughshare, Jan 1738-1819

Ploughshare, John 1738-1819

Walcot, John 1738-1819

Wolcot, John.

Wolcot, John 1738-1819

Wolcott John 1738-1819

Wolcott, Peter Pindar

Джон Волькот

ולקוט, ג'ון

Languages
English (1,035)

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