Cary, Henry Francis, 1772-1844Variant names
Translator of Dante Alighieri.
From the description of Letter : Chiswick, to James Gillman, Highgate, 1821 July 7. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25249232
Cary was an English biographer and translator, as well as an Anglican minister and a librarian. Anna Seward was an English poet and author.
From the description of Letters to Anna Seward, 1788-1847 (inclusive), 1788-1796 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78951149
From the guide to the Henry Francis Cary letters to Anna Seward, 1788-1847 (inclusive), 1788-1796 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)
Henry Francis Cary, British translator. He published translations of Dante in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and his work for the London Magazine in the 1820's acquainted him with many writers, including: Charles Lamb, William Hazlitt, Thomas De Quincey, Thomas Carlyle, John Clare, Thomas Hood, and Gabriel Rossetti.
From the description of Henry Francis Cary manuscript material : 1 item, 1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 84841310
From the guide to the Henry Francis Cary manuscript material : 2 items, 1831-1832, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)
Henry Francis Cary was a clergyman and translator, best known for his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy. Born into a military family at Gibraltar, he was educated at Oxford. Cary had published verse in several periodicals in his youth, but wanted to join the army; he finally acceded to his father's desire and became a clergyman. He held several religious posts, and wrote numerous articles for journals, but his chief work was his monumental translation of Dante into English, which became highly praised and remained the standard version for many years. Cary later translated works from Greek, Latin, and French, and had a long career at the British Museum.
From the description of H.F. Cary letter to Dear sir, 1837 July 28. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 130045397
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