Author:William Collins (1721-1759)
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|important English poet of the middle decades of the 18th century; his lyrical odes mark a turn away from the Augustan poetry of Alexander Pope's generation and towards the romantic era which would soon follow.|
Works about CollinsEdit
- "Collins, William," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Collins, William (1721-1759)," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.