1833 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Kennedy

Allan Cunningham, in "Biographical and Critical History of the Literature of the last Fifty Years" The Athenaeum (16 November 1833) 772.



WILLIAM KENNEDY, the author of Fitful Fancies, and The Arrow of the Rose has fancy and feeling, nor is he without sudden bursts of manly vigour; but he is unequal in execution, and occasionally overstrained in language.