1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Hoole

Isaac Reed, in Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse (1782) 1:240.



JOHN HOOLE. This gentleman is a living author, and is auditor to the East-India Company. He hath produced three Plays to the stage, viz.

1. Cyrus. T. 8vo. 1768.
2. Timanthes. T. 8vo. 1770.
3. Cleonice Princess of Bithynia. T. 8vo. 1775.

And translated from Metastasio,

1. Artaxerxes.
2. The Olympiad.
3. Hypsipile.
4. Titus.
5. Demetrius.
6. Demophoon.
Printed in 2 vols. 12mo. 1767.

The public are also indebted to him for a translation of Tasso, and part of Ariosto.