Sir Richard Blackmore

(1654 - 1729)
Sir Richard Blackmore (1654-1729)

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Sir Richard Blackmore (1654-1729)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Blackmore, Richard, Sir, d. 1729. An Epistle to Sr. Richard Blackmore occasion'd by the new session of the poets. London: Printed for A. Baldwin ..., 1700. 12p.


ODNB 2528


  • Solomon, Harry M. Sir Richard Blackmore. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1980. Print.

Reference works

  • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 26-27. Print.
  • Radcliffe, David H., ed. Sir Richard Blackmore (1653 ca.-1729). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011.


  • Clymer, Lorna. "Philosophical tours of the universe in British poetry, 1700-1729; or, The soaring muse". Culture and authority in the baroque. Ciavolella, Massimo; Coleman, Patrick, eds. UCLA Clark Memorial Library series. Buffalo, NY; London: Toronto UP for the Medieval Academy of America, 2005. 30-62. Print.
  • Peh, Li Qi. "Dispassionate dissections and their emotional rewards: reading William Harvey and Richard Blackmore". Configurations 30(1) (2022): 25-46. Print.