'Fit of the Spleen, A'

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'Fit of the Spleen, A'

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" [Johnson said] You may find wit and humour in verse, and yet no poetry. ""Hudibras"" has a profusion of these; yet it is not to be reckoned a poem. "The Spleen", in Dodsley"s ""Collection"", on which you say he chiefly rested, is not poetry".

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Original date of publication 1791. Dodsley's 'Collection' was a book edited by him, 'A Collection of Poems by Several Hands'. This poem is in the collection, though there is a more notable one called 'The Spleen' by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea. The author was possibly Benjamin Ibbot?

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Johnson, Samuel
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'Fit of the Spleen, A'

Reading experience
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Evidence

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How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79053
Accessed on 2019/09/22 18:37:02

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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