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The fall of Nineveh di John Martin, 1829

Edwin Atherstone (Nottingham, 17 aprile 1788Bath, 29 gennaio 1872) è stato un poeta e drammaturgo britannico[1]. Atherstone scrisse il lungo poema epico The fall of Niniveh (Distruzione di Ninive) composto di 30 libri[2]. Sua seconda opera magna e poema Israel in Egypt (Israel in Egitto). Le opere di poeta sono scritte in blank verse.

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  1. ^ Edwin Atherstone (1788-1872). Ayres, ed. 1917. The Reader's Dictionary of Authors, su www.bartleby.com. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2017.
  2. ^ Herbert F. Tucker, Epic. Britain's Heroic Muse 1790-1910, Oxford 2008, p. 256-261.

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  • The fall of Nineveh, The first six books, by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin and Cradock, London 1828.
  • The fall of Nineveh. A poem by Edwin Atherstone. Second edition: dilligently corrected and otherwise improved. In two volumes, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, London 1868
  • Israel in Egypt. A poem by Edwin Atherstone, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, London 1861.
  • The last days of Herculaneum and Abradates and Panthea. Poems by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1821.
  • Dramatic works of Edwin Atherstone. Edited by his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Atherstone, E. Stock, London 1888.
  • The sea-kings in England: an historical romance of the time of Alfred by the Author of the "Fall of Niniveh", In Three Volumes, Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1830.
  • The handwriting on the wall, a story by Edwin Atherstone, In Three Volumes, Richard Bentley, London 1858.

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