ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Joseph Hillary

(1775 ca.-1814 ca.)


Joseph Hillary was the son of a silversmith in Cork. After squandering his inheritance he subsisted by writing for the newspapers. Hillary published one volume of poems and one novel.


TEXT RECORDS:

1794Stanzas, design'd as introductory to an allegorick Poem, attempted after the plan of Spencer.

PUBLICATIONS:

Poems, consisting of lyrick pieces, tales, elegies. 1794.
The parish priest in Ireland. 1814 ca.