Thomas Gray – Biography

Thomas Gray (1716-1771) BORN: 1716, London, EnglandDIED: 1771, Cambridge, EnglandNATIONALITY: BritishGENRE: Poetry, nonfictionMAJOR WORKS:‘‘Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College’’ (1747)‘‘Ode on the Spring’’ (1748)‘‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’’ (1751)Essays and Criticism (1911) OverviewThomas Gray is generally regarded as a transitional figure in eighteenth-century poetry, providing a bridge between the poetic sensibility of … Continue reading Thomas Gray – Biography