1882 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Doubleday

Epes Sargent, in Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry (1882) 413.



Doubleday (1790-1870), a native of England, was the associate author of a little volume of verse published in 1818, and entitled Sixty-five Sonnets: with Prefatory Remarks on the accordance of the Sonnet with the powers of the English Language. Also a few Miscellaneous Poems: the joint production of Doubleday and his cousin, William Greene. Doubleday rose to eminence as a writer on political, social, and financial subjects.