Thomas Purney

(1695 - c. 1730)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Purney, Thomas, 1695-ca. 1727. Pastorals: After the simple manner of Theocritus. By Mr. Purney. London: printed for J. Brown, and R. Burleigh, 1717 [1716]. 63,[1]p.; 8⁰. ( OTA K099729.000)


ODNB 37870


  • White, H. O., ed. The works of Thomas Purney. Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1933. 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. 280-281. Print.
  • Radcliffe, David H., ed. Rev. Thomas Purney (1695-1727 ca.). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011.


  • White, H. O. "Thomas Purney. A Forgotten Poet and Critic of the Eighteenth Century". Essays and Studies. Vol. XV. Collected by Sir Herbert Warren. (1929). 67-97. Print.