Christopher Smart

(1722 - 1771)
Christopher Smart (1722-1771)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Christopher Smart (1722-1771)

Works in ECPA

Source editions

  • A collection of poems in four volumes. By several hands. Vol. II. [The second edition]. London: printed for G. Pearch, 1770. 4v. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T116245; DMI 1135)
  • A collection of poems in four volumes. By several hands. Vol. IV. [The second edition]. London: printed for G. Pearch, 1770. 4v. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T116245; DMI 1137)

Bibliography

DMI 2169; ODNB 25739; NCBEL 589-593, 1022; DLB 109

Manuscripts

  • Smith, Margaret M. Index of English Literary Manuscripts. Vol. III, 1700-1800 . London: Mansell, 1986-1997. Pt. 3 Pope-Steele. 375-384. Print. 4 volumes.

Editions

  • Walsh, Marcus, and Karina Williamson, eds. The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980-96. Print. 6 volumes.

Biography

  • Mounsey, Chris. Christopher Smart: Clown of God. Lewisburg: Bucknell UP, 2001. Print.
  • Sherbo, Arthur. Christopher Smart, Scholar of the University. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1967. Print.

Bibliography

  • Mahony, Robert, and Betty W. Rizzo. Christopher Smart. An Annotated Bibliography, 1743-1983. New York and London: Garland Pub., 1984. Print.

Reference

  • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 313-315. Print.
  • Radcliffe, David H., ed. Christopher Smart (1722-1771). Spenser and the Tradition: ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830. Center for Applied Technologies in the Humanities, Virginia Tech, 2006. Web. 14 Oct. 2011. http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/AuthorRecord.php?recordid=33087.

Criticism

  • Dearnley, Moira. The Poetry of Christopher Smart. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1969. Print.
  • Greene, D. J. Smart, Berkeley, the Scientists and the Poets. Journal of the History of Ideas 14 (1953): 327-52. Print.
  • Guest, Harriet. A Form of Sound Words: The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. Print.
  • Hawes, Clement, ed. Christopher Smart and the Enlightenment. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Print.
  • Williamson, Karina. Christopher Smart's Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Philological Quarterly 38 (1959): 413-24. Print.