Redcross Poetical Series
Overview: The Imitations Index

If few poems become objects of imitation and burlesque, those few often generate busy series of imitations; when imitations themselves become objects of imitation one finds sequences of poems developing a common topic. Later poems in a sequence may generate more imitations than the original, as happens with the Poems on the Pleasures, and poems may imitate more than one source: Spenser through the medium of Thomson, or Beattie through Byron.



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All Records:9921210315410092994325244858891521321592983425396076967575858951098
Spenser's Astrophel:1101000000017100130001001
Spenser's Faerie Queene:2828426201103749171312112318212216
Spenser's Fowre Hymnes:0500000001010010200000000
Spenser's Mother Hubberds Tale:0233200000101122000100000
Spenser's Shepheardes Calender:26291630122621301111171910931423010
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Milton's Comus:0000011000000002103122011
Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso:000020000001265638476760686036196
Milton's Lycidas:00000100000000115101011410203
Milton's Nativity Ode:0000100000000010221213001
Dryden's Alexander's Feast:0000000000010010117366762
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Philips's Splendid Shilling:00000000000022919142220187241137
Prior's Ode to the Queen:0000000000003103231233241
Gay's Shepherd's Week:00000000000005101198211148315
Akenside's Pleasures of Imagination:0000000000000000421101015816
Collins's Ode on the Passions:0000000000000000104479111410
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Collins's Ode to Evening:0000000000000000155823352046
Collins's Ode to Fear:000000000000000012201010830
Gray's Elegy:000000000000000002151448475424820
Gray's Eton College Ode:0000000000000000112062216
Gray's Hymn to Adversity:000000000000000014710991487
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Thomson's Castle of Indolence:000000000000000064433811712
Shenstone's School-Mistress:0000000000000001344446739
Shenstone's Pastoral Ballad:000000000000000011068167105864896
Chatterton's Rowley Poems:000000000000000000125142332
Goldsmith's Deserted Village:00000000000000000011191314615
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Beattie's The Minstrel:000000000000000000021017192416
Burns's Cotter's Saturday Night:00000000000000000000244420
Campbell's Gertrude of Wyoming:00000000000000000000001911
Scott's Address to the Harp:000000000000000000000022614
Byron's Childe Harold:000000000000000000000002628
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