About William Cowper

William Cowper
William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry. Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him "the best modern poet", whilst... Wikipedia
November 26, 1731, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England
April 25, 1800, East Dereham, Norfolk

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