D

  1. Paul Baines,
  2. Julian Ferraro and
  3. Pat Rogers

Published Online: 3 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch4

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789

How to Cite

Baines, P., Ferraro, J. and Rogers, P. (2010) D, in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156691

Online ISBN: 9781444390063

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Keywords:

  • Dalton, John (1709–1763), clergyman and poet, born in Dean, Cumberland – the son of the local rector;
  • Davies, Sneyd (1709–1769), poet, born in Shrewsbury - contributed to The Works of Horace in English Verse;
  • Davies, Thomas (c.1712–1785), actor, writer and bookseller - debuting in George *Lillo's The Fatal Curiosity;
  • Day, Thomas (1748–1789), novelist and pamphleteer - co-writing with John Bicknell, The Dying Negro, A Poetical Epistle, Supposed to be Written by a Black;
  • Derrick, Samuel (1724–1769), writer - published anonymously Fortune: A Rhapsody, a poem addressed to David *Garrick;
  • Dodington, George Bubb, Baron Melcombe (1691–1762), diarist and politician;
  • Doggett, Thomas (c.1670–1721), actor and dramatist - appeared in London in Thomas *D'Urfey's Love for Money, establishing himself as a comic actor;
  • Duck, Stephen (1705?–1756), farmworker and poet - completed The Thresher's Labour, his most famous poem;
  • Duke, Richard (1658–1711), clergyman and poet - responsible for at least one of the verse satires on participants in the Popish Plot;
  • D'Urfey, Thomas (1653?–1723), dramatist and song-writer - The Siege of Memphis, performed in London in 1676

Summary

This chapter contains all entries for D:

  • Dalton, John to Dyer, John