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Charles Mackay
(1814–1889)
English poet and journalist
Charles Mackay

WorksEdit

  • History of London from its Foundation by the Romans to the Accession of Queen Victoria (1838)
  • The Thames and its Tributaries, or Rambles among Rivers (1840), in 2 vols.
  • Longbeard, Lord of London, a Romance (1841), in 3 vols.; 2nd edit. (1851) in 2 vols.; 3rd edit. (1869), in 2 vols.
  • Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (1841) Project Gutenberg, Vol 1 (transcription project), Vol 2 (transcription project)
  • The Scenery and Poetry of the English Lakes, a Summer Ramble (1846); 2nd edit. (1852)
  • History of the Mormons (1851); 3rd edit. (1852); 4th edit. (1853); 5th edit. (1857)
  • Life and Liberty in America (1859), 2 vols.
  • The Gouty Philosopher, or the Opinions, Whims, and Eccentricities of John Wagstaffe, Esq. (1862)
  • Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684 (1863)
  • Under the Blue Sky (1871)
  • Lost Beauties of the English Language, an Appeal to Authors,’ &c. (1874)
  • The Gaelic and Celtic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe (1877)
  • Forty Years' Recollections of Life, Literature, and Public Affairs (1830–1870) (1877), in 2 vols.
  • Luck, and what came of it: a Tale of our Times (1881), in 3 vols.
  • The Poetry and Humour of the Scotch Language (1882)
  • The Founders of the American Republic (1885)
  • Through the Long Day, or Memorials of a Literary Life during Half a Century (1887), in 2 vols.
  • A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch (1888)
  • Forty Years' Recollections

PoetryEdit

  • Song of Life
  • The Working Man’s Song
  • Songs and Poems (1834)
  • The Hope of the World (1840)
  • The Salamandrine, or Love and Immortality (1842); 2nd edit. (1853); 3rd edit. (1856)
  • Legends of the Isles and Other Poems (1845)
  • Voices from the Crowd, and Town Lyrics (1846); 4th edit. (1851); 5th and revised edit. (1857)
  • Voices from the Mountain (1847); 2nd edit. (1857)
  • Town Lyrics (1848)
  • Egeria, or the Spirit of Nature (1850)
  • The Lump of Gold (1856)
  • Under Green Leaves (1857)
  • A Man's Heart (1860)
  • Studies from the Antique, and Sketches from Nature (1864)
  • Interludes and Undertones, or Music at Twilight (1884)
  • Gossamer and Snowdrift (1890)

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Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.