ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Gregory Lewis Way

(1757-1799)


Lewis Way, novelist and translator, son of Lewis Way of Surrey, studied at Eton College (1764-74) before entering Oxford in 1774 at the age of 17. He lived in retirement as a country gentleman at Spencer Farm, Essex, where he died 26 April 1799.


TEXT RECORDS:

1782The Delights of Fancy.
1796 ca.Hueline and Eglantine, &c.
1796The Mantle made Amiss.
1796 ca.The Road to Paradise.

PUBLICATIONS:

Learning at a loss, or the amours of Mr. Pedant and Miss Hartley. A novel. 2 vols, 1778.
Poems, by a gentleman. 1782.
Fabliaux, or tales, abridged from French manuscripts of the 12th and 13th centuries. 1796.