1876 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Leitch Ritchie

Robert Carruthers, in Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature, 3rd ed. (1876; 1879) 7:281.



LEITCH RITCHIE (1800-1865), a native of Greenock, was author of four novels — Schinderhannes, The Game of Life, The Magician, and Wearyfoot Common, 1855. He wrote various short tales and continental tours, and for several years bore a part in conducting Chambers's Journal.