BOOK I.—­THE ARGUMENT.
The Subject proposed—­Remarks upon Pastoral
Poetry—­A Tract of Country near the Coast
described—­An Impoverished Borough&mdas...
The English poet George Crabbe (1754-1832) is noted for his unsentimental realism in portraying people and events and his precision in describing visible nature.George Crabbe was born on Dec. 24, 1754...
George Crabbe's literary career began with the assistance of Edmund Burke and the blessing of Samuel Johnson, spanned the lives of Burns, Blake, Byron, Keats, and Shelley, and ended just five years be...