1882 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Edmund Reade

Epes Sargent, in Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry (1882) 610.



Reade (1805-1870) was a native of England. His first volume, The Broken Heart and other Poems, appeared in 1825. A diligent, if not a distinguished, writer, he published four collective editions of his poetical works (1851-1865). He also wrote several novels.