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Fairer, David

Overview
Works: 41 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 3,148 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR1215,
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Most widely held works by David Fairer
Eighteenth-century poetry : an annotated anthology by David Fairer( Book )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology reveals the rich variety of poetry produced in the period 1700-1800. The work of traditionally prominent authors, such as Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Robert Burns and William Cowper, is presented alongside pieces by lesser-known writers, particularly women
Pope's imagination by David Fairer( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organising poetry : the Coleridge circle, 1790-1798 by David Fairer( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pope : new contexts by David Fairer( Book )

12 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English poetry of the eighteenth century, 1700-1789 by David Fairer( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years the canon of eighteenth-century poetry has greatly expanded to include women poets, labouring-class and provincial poets, and many previously unheard voices. Fairer's book takes up the challenge this ought to pose to our traditional understanding of the subject. This book seeks to question some of the structures, categories, and labels that have given the age its reassuring shape in literary history. In doing so Fairer offers a fresh and detailed look at a wide range of material
The correspondence of Thomas Warton by Thomas Warton( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Warton (1728-1790) - friend of Samuel Johnson, professor of poetry at Oxford University, and later England's poet laureate - is best remembered for his three-volume History of English poetry. He was also a historian, biographer, editor, classical scholar, humorist, and Gothic enthusiast"--Jacket
The poetry of Alexander Pope by David Fairer( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser's Faerie queene : Warton's observations ; and, Hurd's letters by Thomas Warton( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Warton's History of English poetry by Thomas Warton( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser by Thomas Warton( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of English poetry: an unpublished continuation by Thomas Warton( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Warton's History of English poetry by Thomas Warton( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Warton's history of English poetry by Thomas Warton( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Warton's history of English poetry by Thomas Warton( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spencer's Fairy queen : Warton's observations and Hurd's letters( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the status of the White Prairie Gentian Gentiana Alba in Canada by Canada( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Thomas Warton (1728-90) by Thomas Warton( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English poetry of the eighteenth century, 1700-1789 by David Fairer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years the scope of eighteenth-century poetry has greatly expanded beyond the established cannon of Pope, Swift, Gray, Johnson, Goldsmith, Smart and Cowper to include women poets, labouring-class and provincial poets, and many previously unheard voices. [In this book, the author] takes up the challenge this poses to our traditional understanding of the subject. He seeks to question some of the structures, categories and labels that have given the age its reassuring shape in literary history. In doing so he offers a ... look at a wide range of material. This book sets out to integrate the works of lesser known (even "unknown") poets into the bigger picture by engaging them with the established writers. It tests general assumptions by emphasising variety and the individual voice, and by placing poems in their immediate contexts. The result is an eighteenth-century poetic scene that is dynamic, full of energy, and responsive to all the significant developments of the age.-Back cover
The poems of Thomas Warton the elder? by David Fairer( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Organising poetry : the Coleridge circle, 1790-1798
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Organising poetry : the Coleridge circle, 1790-1798English poetry of the eighteenth century, 1700-1789Spenser's Faerie queene : Warton's observations ; and, Hurd's lettersObservations on the Fairy Queen of SpenserSpencer's Fairy queen : Warton's observations and Hurd's letters