Redcross Commentary
Overview: Commentary Records

Before the nineteenth century most commentary about poems and poets was composed in verse. While the commentary records assembled here are not comprehensive enough to be statisically reliable, they do reflect important developments such as the advent of literary journals in the eighteenth century and published diaries and letters in the nineteenth.


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Philip Sidney:5132132211201000103133939
Gabriel Harvey:0600000000000000010000221
Walter Raleigh:1312010121000012212012132
Edward Fairfax:0000000000110000201005132
Christopher Marlowe:0211100000000000001011033
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Samuel Daniel:0525101100000110000012303
George Chapman:0207110100120001001011133
Joshua Sylvester:0072111100100000000001232
John Donne:00150101001020001100252565
Phineas Fletcher:0000051200000000110313240
Ben Jonson:016111152532420222201215243
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George Wither:0003233000100110000021231
Francis Quarles:0000033110100100113124113
Browne of Tavistock:0008301101000010100314071
Francis Beaumont:0003110110200001000011111
Abraham Cowley:0000000141450342033333634
John Denham:0000001000120310001222401
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John Milton:00000000022647579855711101416
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Joseph Addison:00000000000022382344227756
Jonathan Swift:000000000010151019942574465
John Philips:0000000000017432202401201
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John Gay:00000000000006129233523435
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William Shenstone:0000000000000001271417109765
Samuel Johnson:00000000000000025324196219769
Thomas Gray:0000000000000000173255711911
William Collins:00000000000000002144111410916
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Oliver Goldsmith:000000000000000001836445712
William Cowper:000000000000000000001218251016
Charlotte Smith:0000000000000000000019191725
Thomas Chatterton:000000000000000000211331517147
James Beattie:000000000000000000312137935
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Robert Burns:000000000000000000001841323831
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Samuel Rogers:000000000000000000000871615
Walter Scott:0000000000000000000000306629
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Felicia Hemans:00000000000000000000002333
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