Edwin Atherstone

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Le Cadita de Ninive per John Martin illustra le poema per Edwin Atherstone
Edwin Atherstone
Sexo mascule
Nascentia 1788 (Nottingham)
Decesso 1872 (Bath)
Citatania Anglaterra
Educate in Christ's College[*]
Occupation romancero[*], poeta[*]
Obras notabile The Fall of Nineveh[*]
Identificatores
ISNI 0000 0000 3565 2325
VIAF 37346338

Edwin Atherstone (1788-1872) era un autor anglese, scriptor, poeta e dramaturgo. Ille era considerate un del scriptores importante del romanticismo in su tempore, ma hodie ille e su obra son quasi complemente oblidate.

Biografia[modificar | modificar fonte]

Edwin Atherstone (17 de april 1788 in Nottingham, Anglaterra - 29 de januario 1872 in Bath, Anglaterra) era un poeta anglese.[1].[2] era un filio de Hugh Atherstone e Ann Green.[3]

Ille habitava con Mary Wainwright Pearson, con qui ille habeva quatro infantes: tres filias e un filio.[4]

Su production era enorme. Ille scribeva plus de 40.000 lineas de poesia. Su prime obra era un poema titulate The Last Days of Herculaneum ("Le Ultime Dies de Herculaneum") scripte in 1821.[5] Su obra le plus popular era su poema The Fall of Nineveh ("Le Cadita de Ninive"), in 30 libros (1828-1868). Su amico, le pictor John Martin, ha picturate lo. Le poema narra le guerra de Assyria, destruction de Ninive e morte de rege Sardanapalus.

Obras[modificar | modificar fonte]

John Martin, Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum

Poesia[modificar | modificar fonte]

  • The last days of Herculaneum and Abradates and Panthea. Poems by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1821.
  • A Midsummer Day's Dream.A poem by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1824.
  • The fall of Nineveh, The first six books, by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin and Cradock, London 1828.
  • Israel in Egypt. A poem by Edwin Atherstone, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, London 1861.
  • The fall of Nineveh. A poem by Edwin Atherstone. Second edition: dilligently corrected and otherwise improved. In two volumes, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, London 1868.

Romances[modificar | modificar fonte]

  • The sea-kings in England: an historical romance of the time of Alfred by the Author of the "Fall of Niniveh", In Three Volumes, Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1830.
  • The handwriting on the wall, a story by Edwin Atherstone, In Three Volumes, Richard Bentley, London 1858.

Dramas[modificar | modificar fonte]

  • Dramatic works of Edwin Atherstone. Edited by his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Atherstone, E. Stock, London 1888.

Referencias[modificar | modificar fonte]

  1. Edwin Atherstone (1788–1872), Bartleby.com.
  2. Arthur Henry Bullen, Atherstone, Edwin.
  3. Edwin Atherstone, Biography.
  4. Edwin Atherstone, Biography.
  5. Herculaneum.