1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Alexander Thomson

Stephen Jones, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1812) 1:710.



ALEXANDER THOMSON published, in 1791, a poem of considerable merit, called Whist. He is also author of The Paradise of Taste, a poem; and of an Essay on Novels; and editor of The German Miscellany, consisting of translations of dialogues, tales, and novels; and of the following dramatic pieces: 1. Bianca Capello. Dr. Narr. 2. German Theatre at Venice. 3. Indians in England. C. Printed at Perth, 12mo. 1796.