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Thomas Gray

Links

 

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poet/329.html

The most popular poems by James Thomson (including excerpts from The Castle of Indolence and The Seasons) at Representative Poetry Online.


http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/james-thomson

The section on James Thomson at The Poetry Foundation, with links to the texts of three poems and an extensive bibliography list.


http://www.luminarium.org/eightlit/thomson/bio.php

The section on James Thomson in Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature. It contains biographical information, links to the poet’s work and a bibliography, among other resources.


http://spenserians.cath.vt.edu/AuthorRecord.php?&action=GET&recordid=32997&page=AuthorRecord

The section on James Thomson in Spenser and the Tradition: English Poetry 1579-1830. It contains links to Thomson’s poems, accompanied by detailed commentaries.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeC0hlsDcqc

A performance of the song “Rule Britannia”, from the masque Alfred, with a libretto by James Thomson and David Mallet and music by Thomas Arne.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYxqN7cilEM

A performance of Joseph Hadyn’s oratorio Die Jahreszeiten, inspired by James Thomson’s The Seasons.