ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

David Robertson

(1760 ca.-1784 fl.)


David Robertson of Edinburgh; not the author of A tour through the Isle of Man (1794). In Introduction to the History of Poetry in Scotland Alexander Campbell speculates that Robertson emigrated, perhaps to the West Indies, shortly after his poems were published.


TEXT RECORDS:

1783Sonnet to Dr. Beattie.
1784L'Inamorato.

PUBLICATIONS:

Poems. 1784.