Thursday, 12 July 2018

366) Thomas Chatterton

Thomas Chatterton (1752 – 1770). English poet whose precocious talents ended in suicide at age 17. He became a heroic tragic figure in Romantic art.

- “In the elegiac Part 3, we get close to Chatterton himself, ''a young man with bright red hair'' whose image has been hovering throughout, bringing courage to the major figures.” http://www.nytimes.com/…/boo…/books-of-the-times-560187.html

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