ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Bicknell

(1750 ca.-1796)


Apparently nothing more is known of this prolific miscellaneous writer than the titles of his books. He was a contributor to the General Magazine and Impartial Review edited by Thomas Bellamy.


TEXT RECORDS:

1779Prince Arthur: an Allegorical Romance.
1779Prince Arthur: Introduction to the First Volume.
1779Prince Arthur: Introduction to the Second Volume.

PUBLICATIONS:

The benevolent man: or the history of Mr. Belville. 1775.
The history of Edward, Prince of Wales, commonly termed the Black Prince. 1776.
The history of Lady Anne Neville, sister to the great Earl of Warwick. 1776.
Life of Alfred the Great. 1777.
Prince Arthur: an allegorical romance. 1779.
The putrid soul. A poetical epistle to Joseph Priestly. 1780.
An apology for the life of George Anne Bellamy [ed. Bicknell]. 1785.
Doncaster races; or, the history of Miss Maitland. 1789.
The grammatical wreath; or a complete system of English grammar. 1790.
Instances of the mutability of fortune, selected from ancient and modern history. 1792.