George Thomson

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Standard Name: Thomson, George,, 1757 - 1851

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Anthologization Amelia Opie
AO remained a prolific poet all her life. As well as her contributions for George Thomson (below) she wrote the words for the composer Edward Smith Biggs 's Collection of Melodies, chiefly Russian (1806 or...
Anthologization Amelia Opie
AO contributed by 18 September 1811 to a volume of George Thomson 's Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs adapted for the Voice;
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Slagle, Judith BaileyEditor , Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.
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he had asked for this contribution in 1802.
Opie, Amelia. “Introduction”. Adeline Mowbray, edited by Shelley King and John B. Pierce, Oxford University Press, 1999, p. i - xxix.
xxxviii
Anthologization Maria Riddell
In 1793 Burns was soliciting from MR a song for the antiquarian anthologist George Thomson (presumably for A Select Collection of Original Scottish Airs, which began publication this year). In summer 1795 she sent...
Anthologization Anne Grant
AG contributed at least one song (about a skylark) to George Thomson 's first volume of A Select Collection of Original Welsh Airs Adapted for the Voice.
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Slagle, Judith BaileyEditor , Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999.
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Textual Features Joanna Baillie
JB 's Scots songs are generally comic or light-hearted in tone. She has a vivid appreciation of women's life-circumstances, often aligning herself on the side of the wife in poems about domestic contretemps. She spiritedly...
Textual Production Joanna Baillie
JB had agreed to write for anthologist George Thomson (the successor to Burns in this work) about twenty original or adapted poems to go to Scottish, Irish, or Welsh tunes.
Baillie, Joanna. “Introduction”. The Selected Poems of Joanna Baillie, 1762-1851, edited by Jennifer Breen, Manchester University Press, 1999, pp. 1 - 25.
8-9 and n31
Textual Production Anne Grant

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