1833 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Walter Savage Landor

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



WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR, the deep-mouthed Boeotian of the satire of Byron, is known to the lovers of song by his Gebir Count Julian: a work less read than it deserves, for it contains passages of peculiar force and no ordinary beauty.