1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Dekker

Isaac D'Israeli, in Quarrels of Authors (1814) 3:149.



DECKER became a very popular writer, whose numerous tracts, more than his own dramatic works, exhibit to posterity a more detailed narrative of the manners of the town in the Elizabethan age, than is elsewhere to be found.