ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Henry Dell

(1730 ca.-1766 fl.)


Little is known of Henry Dell, who wrote or adapted four plays and published a poem on London booksellers. He is said to have died very poor.


TEXT RECORDS:

1761A Fragment.
1762Verses written at Dunwich, in Suffolk.

PUBLICATIONS:

Minorca. A tragedy. 1756.
The mirrour. A comedy. 1756.
The spouter, or the double revenge: a comic farce. 1756.
The frenchified lady never in Paris, taken from Dryden and Colley Cibber, Poets Laureat. 1757.
The booksellers. A Poem. 1766.