ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Corry

(1770 ca.-1825 fl.)


John Corry was born about 1770 near Ravensdale, County Louth, Ireland. He was a self-educated writer whose first volume (1797) attracted subscriptions from a number of United Irishmen. He emigrated to London about 1797, edited a periodical (1814) and published several local histories (1810-1825).


TEXT RECORDS:

1797Ode for the New Year, M,DCC,XCVII.
1797Ode on Autumn.
1797Ode on May.
1797Ode to Virtue.

PUBLICATIONS:

Odes and elegies, descriptive & sentimental: with The patriot, a poem. 1797.
The patriot; a poem, by a citizen of the world. 1798.
The gardener's daughter of Worcester; or the miseries of seduction. A moral tale. 1800 ca.
The life of George Washington, late President and Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America. 2 vols, 1800.