ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Joseph Snow

(1795 ca.-1857 fl.)


Joseph Snow, who in the preface to Misanthropy (1819) describes his life as one "of almost unvaried disappointment," was secretary to the Literary Fund Society. He was a frequent contributor of reviews to the Gentleman's Magazine in the 1820s.


TEXT RECORDS:

1819Misanthropy.
1825Review of Morgan Peter Kavanagh, Wanderings of Lucan and Dinah.
1828Rosanne.
1828Sonnet to —.
1828The Last Supper. Leonardo da Vinci.

PUBLICATIONS:

Modern accomplishments. 1813.
Misanthropy, and other poems. 1819.
The hour of trial! a few stanzas hastily written. 1820.
Minor poems. 1828.
Forms of prayers ... also poems. 1831.
Sketches and minor poems. 1831.
Poems and prayers, adapted to the use of schools and families. 1831.
Prayers ... with original poems. 1835.
Light in darkness, or, Sermons in stones: churchyard thoughts in verse by Joseph Snow; with a few designs for headstones, &c. 1845.