Soame Jenyns

(1 January 1704 - 18 December 1787)
Soame Jenyns (1704-1787)

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Soame Jenyns (1704-1787)


DMI 1757; ODNB 14766


  • The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper; including the Series Edited, with Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, by Dr Samuel Johnson: and the most approved translations. The Additional Lives by Alexander Chalmers, F.S.A. Vol. XVII. London: J. Johnson et al., 1810. 579-635. Google Books edition. Web. 15 Feb. 2016.

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. 192-193. Print.
  • Suarez, Michael F. Jenyns, Soame. A Collection of Poems by Several Hands [1782]. Ed. Robert Dodsley and Michael F. Suarez. Vol. I. London: Routledge/Thoemmes, 1997. 173-174. Print. 6 volumes.