ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edward Moxon

(1801-1858)


Edward Moxon, a self-taught poet, came to London from Wakefield in 1817 and worked for Longman and Company. He published a volume of poems in 1826 and set up as a publisher with financial assistance from Samuel Rogers (1830). Moxon, who married Charles Lamb's adopted daughter, published many of the better-known nineteenth-century writers, among them Campbell, Coleridge, Cunningham, D'Israeli, Hood, Lamb, Proctor ("Barry Cornwall") Shelley, Southey, and Wordsworth. He edited the Englishman's Magazine (1831).


TEXT RECORDS:

1826The Prospect.
1826To the Rev. J. L. S. M.A. with the foregoing Poem. [The Prospect.]

PUBLICATIONS:

The prospect and other poems. 1826.
Christmas: a poem. 1829.
Sonnets. 1830, 1835.
Charles Lamb. 1835.