ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Nathaniel Weekes

(1730 ca.-1765 fl.)


Biographical information on Nathaniel Weekes appears to be lacking. His first poem was dedicated to an M.P. from Colchester, perhaps Weekes was a resident there.


TEXT RECORDS:

1752On the Abuse of Poetry. A Satire.

PUBLICATIONS:

On the abuse of poetry. A satire. 1752.
Barbados: a poem. 1754.
The choice of a husband, an epistle. To a young lady. 1754.
The angel and curate. A poem. 1765.
The Messiah, a sacred poem, in four books: on the Nativity, Temptation, Crucifixion, Resurrection. 1765.