Thomas Parnell

(bap. 14 September 1679 - 24 October 1718)
Thomas Parnell (1679-1718)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Parnell (1679-1718)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718. The Horse and the Olive: or, War and Peace. [London]: Printed for John Morphew, near Stationers-hall, 1713. [2]p.; 1/2⁰. (ESTC N842; Foxon P77; OTA K000532.000)
  • Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718. Poems on Several Occasions: Written by Dr. Thomas Parnell, Late Arch-Deacon of Clogher: and Published by Mr. Pope. London: printed for B. Lintot, 1722 [1721]. [8],221,[3]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T42652; Foxon p. 554; OTA K041605.000)


ODNB 21390; DLB 95


  • Smith, Margaret M. Index of English Literary Manuscripts. Vol. III, 1700-1800 . London: Mansell, 1986-1997. Pt. 2 Gay-Philips. 235-251. Print. 4 volumes.


  • Rawson, Claude, and F. P. Lock, eds. Collected Poems of Thomas Parnell. Newark, London and Toronto: University of Delaware Press, 1989. Print.


  • Woodman, Thomas M. Thomas Parnell. Twayne's English authors series, 397. Boston: Twayne, 1985. Print.

Reference works


  • Carpenter, Andrew. Parnell and Early Eighteenth-Century Irish Poetry. Wright, Julia M., ed. A Companion to Irish Literature, Volume One. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 72. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 142-160. Print.
  • Gerrard, Christine. Parnell, Pope, and Pastoral. Ribeiro, Alvaro, SJ, and James G. Basker, eds. Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. 221-240. Print.
  • Matteson, Robert S. Books from the library of Thomas Parnell. Library 6(4) (Dec. 1984): 372-376. Print.
  • Rawson, C. J. New Parnell Manuscripts. Scriblerian 1 (1969): 1-2. Print.
  • Woodman, Thomas. Parnell, Politeness and 'Pre-Romanticism'. Essays in Criticism 33 (1983): 205-219. Print.