ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Dart

(1700 ca.-1730)


Little is known of the antiquary John Dart, curate of Yateley, Hampshire (1728-30) and a great admirer of Chaucer.

TEXT RECORDS:

1721Westminster-Abbey. A Poem.

PUBLICATIONS:

The complaint of the black knight from Chaucer: a verse paraphrase. 1718.
The works of Tibullus; also some observations on the original design of elegiac verse. 1720.
Westminster Abbey: a poem. 1721.
A poem on Chaucer and his writings. 1722.
Westmonasterium: or the history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter's Westminster. 2 vols, 1723.
The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Canterbury. 1726.