Autograph letters initialled from Alexander Blair to John Wilson [manuscript], 1819-1833.

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Blair, Alexander, 19th cent.,. Autograph letters initialled from Alexander Blair to John Wilson [manuscript], 1819-1833.

Autograph letters initialled from Alexander Blair to John Wilson [manuscript], 1819-1833.

He discusses Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, Homer, Christopher Marlowe, Goethe, Philip Massinger and William Shakespeare. Included in (2) is a verse "To Goethe," beginning "Thyself who us from the false constraint of rules..." Listed in the Folger card index of first lines.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (b. August 29, 1749, Free Imperial City of Frankfurt-d. March 22, 1832, Weimar) was a German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural scientist. He is often ranked with Shakespeare and Dante as one of the three most important poets in history. Goethe gained early fame with The Sorrows of Young Werther, published in 1774, but his most famous work is Faust, a poetic drama in two parts....

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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Homer

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Blair, Alexander, 19th cent.,

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Fletcher, John, 1579-1625

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Epithet: alias de la Flechere; Vicar of Madeley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000044 ...

Wilson, John, 1785-1854

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Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640

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Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593

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Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637

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