Links

“Death’s Jest-Book” and Its Author. Article from The Gentleman’s Magazine (1907).

The Ghosts’ Moonshine at LibriVox. Recordings of “The Ghosts’ Moonshine,” one of TLB’s most chilling poems.

Journal of John Waldie. Observations of the theatre, including gothic melodrama, from 1799 to 1830. Does not specifically mention TLB, but useful for background.

The Lied and Art Song Texts Page: Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Provides texts and lists art songs/lieder, choral pieces and other vocal works.

The Phantom-Wooer at LibriVox. Recordings of “The Phantom-Wooer,” one of TLB’s most famous poems.

Representing Some Late Romantic-Era, Non-Canonical Male Poets: Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Susan J. Wolfson, Princeton University).

Romantic-Era Songs includes information about the CD Death’s Jest-Book (libretto by Thomas Lovell Beddoes, music by Brian Holmes). The entire CD is available online free of charge. To order a copy of the CD, contact Paul Douglass at the website.

Selected Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) (University of Toronto). Poetry collection.

TLB section at Poets’ Corner. Poetry collection.

Teaching Romantic Drama Production and Performance (Frederick Burwick, UCLA). Course description site that includes photographs from the NASSR performance of Death’s Jest-Book in New York (you’ll need to proceed through the screens for a while to get to these).

Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Chapter from Life and Literature by Lafcadio Hearn (1917).

Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Chapter from Under the Evening Lamp by Richard Henry Stoddard (1892).

Thomas Lovell Beddoes 1803-1849 at eNotes.com. Brief introduction to the author; critical essays are available for a fee.

Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) at PoemHunter.com. Poetry collection.

Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) at Sonnet Central. Sonnet collection.