John Lovell Beddoes Collection


[Note: the entries in this bibliography are gradually being converted into MLA format.]

Abbott, Claude Colleer. Letter. Times Literary Supplement 28 Mar. 1929: 260.

—. The Life and Letters of George Darley Poet and Critic. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1928.

—. “The Parents of Thomas Lovell Beddooes.” Durham University Journal 3 (1941): 159-75.

Abercrombie, Lascelles. “Beddoes.” Fortnightly Review 139 (1936): 115-16.

Agar, John. “‘The Brides’ Tragedy’ and T.L. Beddoes’ English Roots.” Studia Neophilologica 46 (1974): 175-201.

—. “Isbrand and T.L. Beddoes’ Aspiringg Hero.” Studia Neophilologica 45 (1973): 372-92.

Allard, James Robert. Romanticism, Medicine, and the Poet’s Body. Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2007.

Angell, Leslie Ekberg. “A Dance with Death: Image and Theme in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Unpublished essay, 1974.

Armour, Richard Willard. Barry Cornwall: A Biography of Bryan Waller Proctor with a Selected Collection of Hitherto Unpublished Letters. Boston: Meador, 1935.

Ashbery, John. Other Traditions. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2000.

Auden, W. H. 19th Century British Minor Poets. New York: Delacote Press, 1966.

Baker, John Hayden. “‘Georgium Sidus’: Thomas Lovell Beddoes and the Discovery of Uranus.” Notes and Queries 49 (2002): 46-7.

—. “‘Toms Laocoön’: A Newly Discovereed Poem by Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Victorian Poetry 40 (2002): 261-66.

Bamforth, Iain. “Pickled Essence of Englishman: Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Journal of Medical Ethics 30 (2004): 36-40.

Baulch, David M. “The ‘deserted home’ of the Psyche: Madness and the Medical Subject of Romantic Science in Thomas Lovell Beddoes’s The Brides’ Tragedy.” Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society 12 (2006): 9-13.

Bayley, A.R. Letter. Times Literary Supplement 28 March 1929: 260.

“Beddoes.” Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art 24 (1851): 446-55.

“Beddoes and His Contemporaries.” Times Literary Supplement 13 Dec. 1928: 973.

“Beddoes Play at Norwich: ‘The Second Brother'” Times [London] 2 Apr. 1935: 12.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Best Poems of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Adrian, Mich.: Richard Geyer, 2001.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Brides’ Tragedy. London: F.C. and J. Rivington, 1822.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Brides’ Tragedy: 1822. Oxford: Woodstock Books, 1993. Rpt. of The Brides’ Tragedy. 1822.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. “The Comet.” Morning Post 5 July 1819: 1.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Ed. Edmund Gosse. London: Fanfrolico, 1928.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Death’s Jest-Book or the Fool’s Tragedy. London: William Pickering, 1850.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Death’s Jest-Book: The 1829 Text. Ed. Michael Bradshaw. Manchester: Fyfield, 2003.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Death’s Jest-Book, Or, the Day Will Come. Ed. Alan Halsey. Sheffield, Eng.: West House, 2003.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Letters of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Ed. Edmund Gosse. New York: Mathews and Lane, 1894.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Letters of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Ed. Edmund Gosse. New York: Hildesheim, 1973.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. “The Oviparous Taylor.” Borderland 1 (1985): 12.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. “The Phantom-Wooer.” Forgotten Fantasy 1 (1970): 107.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Phantom-Wooer. Warren, Oh.: Fantome Press, 1977.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Poems by the Late Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Author of Death’s Jest-Book or the Fool’s Tragedy with a Memoir. London: William Pickering, 1851.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Poems Posthumous and Collected of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. 2 vols. London: William Pickering, 1851 [Note: all 3 copies signed by Kelsall and alterations to text in Kelsall’s own hand. Book contains letter by H.W. Donner dated 27th July 1971.]

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The Poetical Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Ed. Edmund Gosse. London: J.M. Dent, 1890.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Resurrection Songs: With illustrations by Chrissie Demant. Chislehurst, Eng.: The Gothic Society, 1992.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Saint Gingulph’s Relict. n.p.: Ioannes Quercus, 2000.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Selected Poems. Ed. Michael Bradshaw and Judith Higgens. Manchester: Fyfield, 1999.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. “Write It in Gold.” Athenæum 18 May 1833: 313.

Berns, Ute. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes and the German Sciences of Life.” Poetica 38 (2006): 137-65.

Berns, Ute and Michael Bradshaw, ed. The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2007.

Besold, Bobbe. The New Dodo. Toronto: Hummer, 1975. [Note: contains an illustrated verse from Death’s Jest-Book, ‘I’ll not be a fool, like the nightingale…’.]

Blain, Virginia. “Browning’s Men: Child Roland, Homophobia and Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Australasian Victorian Studies Journal 7 (2001): 1-11.

Bloom, Harold. The Visionary Company: A Reading of English Romantic Poetry. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1971.

Blunden, Edmund. Votive Tablets: Studies Chiefly Appreciative of English Authors and Books. London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1931.

Bradshaw, Michael. “Beddoes and the Poetics of Fragmentation.” Agenda 37 (1999): 264-280.

Bradshaw, Michael. “Resurrection and Immortality in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Diss. U of Bristol, 1995.

Bradshaw, Michael. Resurrection Song: The Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2001.

Bradshaw, Michael. “Review of the Performance of Death’s Jest-Book.” European Romantic Review 15 (2004): 387-90.

Bradshaw, Michael. Scattered Limbs: The Making and Unmaking of Death’s Jest-Book. Belper, Eng.: Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, 1996.

Bradshaw, Michael. “Resurrecting Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” The Influence and Anxiety of the British Romantics: Spectres of Romanticism. Ed. Sharon Rushton. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1999. 139-57.

Brown, Sarah Annes. The Metamomorphosis of Ovid: From Chaucer to Ted Hughes. London: Duckworth, 2002.

Burwick, Frederick. “Beddoes Bayern und die Burschenschaften.” Comparative Literature 21 (1969): 289-306.

Burwick, Frederick. “Beddoes and the Schweizerischer Republikaner.” Studia Neophilologica 44 (1972): 90-112.

Burwick, Frederick. “The Anatomy of Revolution: Beddoes and Büchner.” Pacific Coast Philology 6 (1971): 5-12.

Burwick, Frederick. The Haunted Eye: Perceptions and the Grotesque in English and German Romanticism. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1987.

Bush, Douglas. Mythology and the Romantic Tradition in English Poetry. New York: Norton, 1963.

Cerdagne, Pierre. “Poèmes Posthumes: Traduits de l’anglai.” Mesures 4 (1936): n.p.

Chew, Samuel C. “Thomas Hood, Thomas Lovell Beddoes and Other Poets.” Literary History of England. Ed. Albert Croll Baugh. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1948. 1252-63.

Church, Richard. “The Last of the Alchemists.” Spectator [London] 9 Feb. 1929: 118-19.

Clark, Leigh. “The Skull Beneath the Skin: Study of Beddoes’ Poetic Systems.” Unpublished essay, 1983.

Colles, Ramsay, ed. The Poems of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1907.

Collier, William Francis. History of English Literature. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1910.

Collins, Mabel. “A Poet not Laureate.” The University Magazine 4 (1879): 513-25.

Corless-Smith, Martin and Alan Halsey. Lives of the Poets: A Preliminary Count. Wakefield, Eng.: Ispress, 2002.

C[ornwall], B[arry]. Letter. Athenæum 7 Jul. 1832: 440.

Coxe, Louis. Enabling Acts: Selected Essays in Criticism. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1976.

Crossan, Greg. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes’s Death’s Jest-Book: An OED Oversight.” Notes and Queries 49 (2002): 486-89.

Crosse, Mrs. Andrew. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Temple Bar (1894): 357-30. [This is the March 1894 issue, but we are lacking a volume or issue number.]

Davies, Gerald S. Charterhouse in London: Monastery, Mansion, Hospital and School. London: John Murray, 1921.

Dearlove, Sharon Lynn. “The Kiss of Death: Thomas Lovell Beddoes’ Death’s Jest-Book and the Rosicrucian Quest.” MA thesis. Massey U, 1993.

Donner, H.W., ed. The Browning Box: Or The Life and Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes as Reflected in Letters by His Friends and Admirers. London: Oxford University Press, 1935.

Donner, H.W. “Echoes of Beddoesian Rambles: Edgeworthstown to Zurich.” Studia Neophilologica 33 (1961): 219-64

Donner, H.W. Letter to Muriel Maby. 14 January 1975. John Lovell Beddoes Private Collection. Belper, Eng.

Donner, H.W. Letter to John Sparrow. 27 July 1971. John Lovell Beddoes Private Collection. Belper, Eng.

Donner, H.W. “T.L. Beddoes to Leonhard Tobler: Eight German Letters.” Studia Neophilologica 35 (1963) 227-255.

Donner, H.W., ed. Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Plays and Poems. London: Routledge, 1950.

Donner, H.W. Thomas Lovell Beddoes: The Making of a Poet. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1935.

Donner, H.W., ed. The Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press, 1935.

Elton, Oliver. A Survey of English Literature, 1780-1830. Vol. 2. London: Edward Arnold, 1920.

Elton, Oliver. A Survey of English Literature, 1780-1830. Vol. 2. London: Edward Arnold, 1924.

Elton Oliver. The English Muse: A Sketch. London: G. Bell and Son, 1933.

Fletcher, Angus. A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2004. [reference to Ashbery’s 2nd Norton lecture on Thomas Lovell Beddoes with comparisons to Clare on pages 58, 60, 75.]

Fletcher, Richard M. English Romantic Drama 1795-1843. New York: Exposition-University Book, 1966.

Ford, Mark. Rev. of Death’s Jest-Book: The 1829 Text, ed. Michael Bradshaw, and Death’s Jest-Book or the Day Will Come, ed. Alan Halsey. Poetry Review 93 (2004-05): 52-61.

Forster, John. Walter Savage Landor: A Biography. London: Chapman and Hall, 1879. [page 475 includes quote from Landor on the recently closed grave of Beddoes.]

Forster, Leonard. “T.L. Beddoes’ Views on German Literature.” English Studies 30 (1949): 206-14.

Frye, Northrop. A Study of English Romanticism. Brighton: Harvester, 1983.

Fugô, Shunji. “Some Aspects of T.L. Beddoes’ Style.” Studies in English Literature (1933): 233-58. [no volume or issue number.]

G[ramshaw], R[obert] W[ilfred] R[aleigh]. “Scaroni; or The Mysterious Cave: A Romantic fiction by T.L. Beddoes.” Carthusian 10 (1909): 106+.

Garnett, Richard. The Poets and the Poetry of the Century: John Keats to Lord Lytton. London: Hutchinson, n.d.

Good, Donald William. Thomas Lovell Beddoes: A Critical Study of His Major Works. Diss. Ohio State U, 1968.

Gosse, Edmund. Letter. Times Literary Supplement 11 Mar. 1909: n. pag.

Gosse, Edmund. Critical Kit-Kats. London: Heinemann, 1913.

Gosse, Edmund. Modern English Literature. London: Heinemann, 1923.

Gosse, Edmund. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes” Athenæum 20 Oct. 1883: 496.

Gosse, Edmund. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” The English Poets. Ed. T.H. Wood. 552-55.

Goulding, Christopher. Rev. of Death’s Jest Book, Or, the Day Will Come, by Thomas Lovell Beddoes, ed. Alan Halsey. Keats-Shelley Review 18 (2004): 247-49.

Gregory, Horace. The Dying Gladiators and Other Essays. London: Evergreen, 1961.

Grierson, Herbert John Clifford and J.C. Smith. A Critical History of English Poetry. London: Chatto and Windus, 1947.

Grovier, Kelly. Rev. of British Romanticism and the Jews, by Sheila Spector. Times Literary Supplement 20 Dec. 2002: 22.

Halsey, Alan. A Skeleton Key to Death’s Jest-Book. Belper, Eng.: Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, 1995.

Halsey, Alan. “Beddoes a Reconsideration.” Agenda 37 (1999): 246-63.

Halsey, Alan. Homage to Homunculus Mandrake: A New Reading of Death’s Jest-Book. Belper, Eng.: Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, 1996.

Halsey, Alan. Lives of the Poets: A Preliminary Count. Wakefield, Eng.: Ispress, 2002.

Halsey, Alan. Marginalien: poems/sequences/prose text/graphics 1988-2004. Hereford, Eng.: Five Seasons Press, 2005.

Halsey, Alan. Poets Poems: No. 4. Belper, Eng.: Aggie Weston’s Editions, 2001. [Thomas Lovell Beddoes Letter to Bryan Waller Proctor]

Halsey, Alan. “Todtentanz: From an Anatomy of Death’s Jest-Book.” Fragmente 7 (1977): 49-53.

Hannigan, D.F. “A Forgotten Oxford Poet.” Westminster Review 149? (1898): 484-92.

Harrex, Ann. “Death’s Jest-Book and the German Contribution.” Studia Neophilologica 39 (1967): 15-37, 302-318.

Hearn, Lafcadio. Life and Literature. London: Heinemann, 1922.

Heath-Stubbs, John. The Darkling Plain: A Study of the Later Fortunes of Romanticism in English Poetry from George Darley to W.B. Yeats. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1950.

Higgens, Judith, ed. Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Selected Poems. Manchester, Eng.: Carcanet, 1976.

Hill, Reginald. Death’s Jest-Book. London: HarperCollins, 2002.

Hill, Reginald. Dialogues of the Dead. London: HarperCollins, 2002.

Hill, Reginald. Good Morning Midnight. London: HarperCollins, 2004.

Hillard, Kate. “A Strayed Singer.” Lippincotts Magazine 12 (1873): 550-57.

Hoeveler, Diane Long. “Dying Brides: Anti-Catholicism and the Gothic Demonization of Fertility.” Studies in the Humanities 32 (2006): 145-67.

Holst, Gustav. Dirge and Hymeneal. Amersham, Eng.: Novello, 1991.

Hopkins, Kenneth. English Poetry: A Short History. London: Phoenix House, 1962.

Hoyt, Charles Alva. “Theme and Imagery in the Poetry of T.L. Beddoes.” Studia Neophilologica 35 (1963): 385-403.

Howarth, H.G. “Two Poems of Beddoes.” Notes and Queries 192 (1947): 410-11.

Ireland, John. If There Were Dreams to Sell. London: Winthrop Rogers, 1918.

Hui, Jerry. Of Water and Love: For SATB Chorus, Clarinet in A & Piano. Unpublished score, 2008.

Huxley, Aldous. Ape and Essence. Chicago: Elephant, 1992. [TLB mentioned on page 1]

Jack, Ian. English Literature 1815-1832. Oxford: Clarendon, 1963.

Johnson, H.K. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Psychiatric Quarterly 17 (1943): 447-69.

Joshua, Essaka. Pygmalion and Galatea: The History of a Narrative in English Literature. Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate, 2001.

Keith-Smith, Brian and Ken Mills. Büchner in Britain: A Passport to George Büchner. Bristol: Univ. of Bristol P, 1987.

Kelsall, Thomas F. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (pp 51-75. Fortnightly Review. July 1872) (P) hand written on the top of page 51 “For Miss Zoë King with T. F. Kelsall’s very friendly regards”.

Kilgour, Maggie, “’One Immortality’: The Shaping of The Shelleys in The Last Man” European Romantic Review Vol.6, No. 6, December 2005, pp 563-588 (P)

Kroeber, Karl, Trends in Minor Romantic Narrative Poetry (Some British Romantics: A Collection of Essays Edited by James V. Logan, John E. Jordan and Northrop Frye. Ohio State University Press pp 269-292. 1996) (P)

Lacy, John, A Sixth Letter to the Dramatists of the Day (The London Magazine Vol.8 July to December pp 645-652. 1823) (P)

Levin, Susan M. Book Review of British Romanticism and the Jews. Edited by Sheila A. Porter (European Romantic Review, Vol.15, No.1, March 2004. pp 155-159)

Levinson, Marjorie, The Romantic Fragment Poem: A Critique of a Form (The University of North Carolina Press. 1986) (B)

Lovelock, William, Music for ‘Dream Pedlary’ (Chappell & Co. Ltd. no date) (Pa)

Lowbury, Edward Essays by Divers Hand: being the transactions of the Royal Society of Literature. New Series: Volume XLV pp 141-160 Medical Pots (Edited by Richard Faber. The Boydell Press1988) (B)

Lucas, F. L. Death’ Jester (Life and Letters Vol. 5 No.29 October 1930) pp 119-245 (J)

Lucas, F. L. Thomas Lovell Beddoes an Anthology Chosen by F. L. Lucas (Poets in Brief, Cambridge University Press, 1932) (B)

Lundin, John W. T. L. Beddoes at Gottingen (Studia Neophilologica. pp 484-499. Vol. 43. 1971) (P)

Lundin, John W. T. L. Beddoes at Pembroke College (Studia Neophilologica. pp 346-358. Vol. 41. 1960) (P)

Maby, Muriel, John King: Surgeon of Clifton (The Bristol Templer pp 45-48 1996) (P)

Mathis, Sommer, Bringing “Death to Life”: Beddoes’19th century controversial play ‘Death’s Jest-Book’ to premiere at U. C. L. A. (Daily Bruin Online 27th February 2003) (P)

McGann, Jerome, Death’s Jest-Book: A Posthumous Theatrical Travesty, in Three Acts translated by Jerome McGann, from the Original Dramatic Fantasia by Thomas Lovell Beddoes with musical score by Brian Holmes (Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. 2003) (Pa)

Meyerstein, E. H. W. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Oxford and London English Association Vol.3. No. 13.1940) (P)

Meynell, Alice, The Second Person Singular and Other Essays:Thomas Lovell Beddoes pp 75-81 (Oxford University Press 1922) (B)

Miller, Barnette, Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Sewanee Review Vol. XI. pp 306-336. 1903. (P)

Mirarchi, Margaret Klett, A study of the Grotesque in The Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (A Dissertation for the University of Pennsylvania. 1973) (P) incomplete

Mosher, Thomas B. The Bibelot Vol.5 No 3: Lyrics from Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Thomas B Mosher. Main U.S. 1899) (J)

Moylan, Christopher, “For Luz is a Good Joke”: Thomas Lovell Beddoes and the Jewish Eschatology (British Romanticism and the Jews. Edited by Sheila A. Spector. pp 93-103. Palgrave Macmillan. 2002) (B) Signed by Christopher Moylan (B)+(P)

Moylan, Christopher. “In the Air: T.L. Beddoes and Pneumatic
Medicine.” Studia Neophilologica 73 (2001): 48-54.

Moylan, Christopher, T. L. Beddoes and the Hermetic Tradition: Seeds, Bones, Bowls: T. L. Beddoes’ Alchemical Recipe (Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Belper. 1999) (Pa)

Moylan, Christopher, T. L. Beddoes, Romantic Medicine and the Advent of Therapeutic Theatre (Studia Neophilologica Vol. LXIX. pp 181-188. 1992) (P)

Moylan, Christopher, Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society Web Site ( 30th September 2004) (P)

“Mr. Buttle’s Review.” Rev. of Death’s Jest-Book, by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 80 (1856): 443-55.

Murray, J. Letter dated 10th September 1790 information on the publication of The German Tales to Dr Thomas Beddoes who had translated them (Beddoes Family Papers. Bodleian Library) (P)

Nickerson, Charles C. T. L. Beddoes’ Reading in the Bodley (Studia Neophilologica Vol. 36.pp 261-265. 1964) (P)

Nicoll, Allardyce, British Drama: An Historical survey from the Beginning to the Present Time (George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd 1949) (B)

O’Neill, Michael, ‘A Storm of Ghosts’: Beddoes, Shelley, Death and Reputation (Cambridge Quarterly, pp 102-115, Vol.28 No. 2 1999 (J) plus writers copy signed by Michael O Neil. (Pa)

Owen, David, Time to Declare (Michael Joseph p 25. 1991) (B)

Potter, G. R. Did Thomas Lovell Beddoes Believe in the Evolution of the Species (Modern Philology Vol. 21 pp 89-100. 1923 (P)

Pierce, Frederick E. Beddoes and Continental Romanticists (Philological Quarterly Vol. 6 pp 123-132. 1927) (P)

Pierce, Frederick E. Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation (pp 193-195. London University Press. 1918) (P)

Pound, Ezra, Selected Prose 1909-1965. Edited by William Cookson (Beddoes and Chronology pp 378-383. New Directions. 1973) (B)

Prickett, Stephen, The Romantics: The Context of English Literature (Methuen & Co. Ltd. pp 152-153. 1981) (B)

Procter, Bryan Waller. (Barry Cornwall) an Autobiographical Fragment and Biographical Notes, with sketches of contemporaries, unpublished lyrics and letters of literary friends (Beddoes Letters pp 262-281. Roberts Brothers. 1877) (B)

Procter, Bryan Waller. (Barry Cornwall) The Brides’ Tragedy: a Review (London Magazine. No.7 pp 169-172. 1823) (P)

Purinton, Marjean D. Staging the Physical Romantic Science Theatricalized in T. L. Beddoes,s The Brides’ Tragedy ( European Romantic Review 14.3 2003.) (P)

Rees, Shelley, The Newsletter of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society Vol. 8 (ISSN 1357-7751 Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Belper. 2002) (J)

Rees, Shelley, The Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society Vol. 9 (ISSN 1357-7751 Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Belper. 2003) (J)

Rees, Shelley, The Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society Vol. 10 (ISSN 1357-7751 Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Belper. 2004) (J)

Rees, Shelley, The Journal of the Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society Vol. 11 (ISSN 1357-7751 Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Belper. 2005) (J)

Reeves, James, Five Late Romantic Poets: Edited with an Introduction and Commentary by James Reeves (Poetry Bookshelf. Heinemann. 1974), pp 85-111 (B)

Rev. of Death’s Jest-Book by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Athenæum 26 Oct. 1850: 1115-16.

Rev. of The Improvisatore by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Monthly Review 95 (1821): 218-19.

Rev. of The Poems Posthumous and Collected of Thomas Lovell Beddoes by Thomas Lovell
Beddoes. Athenæum 20 Sept. 1851: 989-90.

Rev. of The Poetical Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes by Thomas
Lovell Beddoes. Athenaeum 27 Dec. 1890: 879-91.

Richardson, Alan, A Mental Theatre: Poetic Drama and Consciousness in the Romantic Age (Death’s Jest-Book: “Shadows of Words” pp 154-173. The Pennsylvania State University Press.1955) (B) Signed by Author.

Ricks, Christopher, Beckett’s Dying Words: the Clarendon Lectures. (Clarendon Press p 18.1990) (B)

Ricks, Christopher, The Force of Poetry: Thomas Lovell Beddoes ‘A Dying Start’ pp 135-162 (Oxford University Press, 1987) (B)

Ricks, Christopher. “Pilgrim Misery.” Grand Street 1 (1982): 32-48.

Ricks, Christopher. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Grand Street 3 (1984): 90-102.

Rickworld, Edgell, Thomas Lovell Beddoes (The London Mercury: edited by J. C. Squire. Vol.9 No.50 pp 162-174. December 1923) (J)

Rogers, Brian, Dead Writers’ Society: On one day a year the Jane Austenites, Lord Byrons and followers of Eric Stenbock meet in a showdown of literary tribes (Telegraph Magazine. 21st June 1997) (O) Not everyone came to lunch. The Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society, having found the nearest pub, disappeared into it as is their custom… Copy available at Alliance of Literary Societies Web Site.

Saintsbury, George, A Short History of English Literature (Macmillan and Co. Limited 1925) pp 722-723 (B)

Sassoon, Siegfried, Beddoes: A Personal Approach (The Listner p1179.British Broadcasting Corporation. Vol. 14. No. 363. 24/12/1935 ) (J)

Savage, Henry. “Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Poet of the Macabre.” Book Notes 4 (1926): 203-04.

Sayers, Dorothy L. Have His Carcase (Coronet Books. 1990) (B)

Sayers, Dorothy L. The Mind of the Maker (pp 128-130 Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1942) (B)

Seymour, Jane, Mary Shelley (John Murray. 2000) (B)

Schiller, F, A Translation of Schiller’s Philosophic Letters by Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Oxford Quarterly Magazine pp 168-181. June 1825) (P)

Schmidt, Michael, Lives of the Poets (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 (B) Signed by Dorothy Clarkson.

Scupham, Peter, Thomas Lovell Beddoes:1803-1849 (Copy of proposed article for Scribner’s ongoing reference work British Authors probable publish date 2005) (P) With Signed Letter by Author (L)

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, Posthumous Poems 1824: A Woodstock Facsimile (Woodstock Books 1991) (B) Mary Shelley had difficulty in finding a publisher but eventually the sale of 250 copies was guaranteed by Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Bryant Waller Proctor, and Thomas Forbes Kelsall.

Snow, Royall H., et al. Bibliography and Notes to accompany English Romantic Poets. (pp 924-926. American Book Company 1935) (B)

Snow, Royall H. et al. English Romantic Poets. Edited by Edwin L. Beck, Royal H. Snow, James Stephens (pp 657-665 American Book Company 1935) (B)

Snow, Royall H. Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Eccentric & Poet (Convici Friede. New York 1928) (B)

Stewart, Mary, The Moon Spinners (Hodder and Stoughton 1972) (B) Signed by D. Clarkson

Strachey, Lytton, Books and Characters (The Last Elizabethan pp 225-252. Chatto & Windus 1922) (B)

Strachey, Lytton, The Shorter Strachey: Selected and Introduced by Michael Holroyed and Paul Levy (The Last Elizabethan pp 140-160. The Hogarth Press 1989) (B)

Symons, Arthur, Figures of Several Centuries (Thomas Lovell Beddoes pp 122-129 Constable and Company Ltd. 1916) (B)

Symons, Arthur, Figures of Several Centuries (Thomas Lovell Beddoes pp 122-129. E. P. Dutton and Company. Undated) (B)

Symons, Julian, The Belting Inheritance (Corgi Books 1965) (B)

“This Unfathomable Fever: An Account of the Life and Writing of Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Narr. Ian Grimble. BBC Radio 4. 27 Dec. 1983. Transcript. [+ private recordings of broadcast]

“Thomas Lovell Beddoes.” Unpublished essay, n.d.

Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Lijkzang uit het Moppenboek Van Hofnar Dood. Trans. Klaas Bruinsma. N.p.: Koekanger Handpers, 1999.

Thompson, James R. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Twayne’s English Authors Series. Twayne Publishers. Boston. 1985) (B)

Thomson, Ian, A Most Frightful Talent: Ian Thomson celebrates the ‘wormy circumstances’ of a blood-curdling poet: Review of Selected Poetry (Guardian, Saturday. 5thMay 1999) (O)

Thomson, Ian, Fit for Revival: Reviews of Alan Halsey’s and Michael Bradshaw’s Death’s Jest Books (Times Literary Supplement. March 12th 2004) (O)

Thomson, Ian, Thomas Lovell Beddoes at Slaughterhouse (Vol.37 Nos.2-3 pp 281-286 Agenda and Editions Charitable Trust. Autumn Winter 1999) (J)

Thwaite. Ann, Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape (Secker & Warbug.1984) (B)

Todd, A. C. Anna Maria, the Mother of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Studia Neophilologica Vol. 29. 1957) (P)

Todd, A. C. Beyond the Blaze: A Biography of Davies Gilbert (D. Bradford Barton Ltd. 1967) (B)

Todd, A. C. T. L. Beddoes and his Guardian (The Times Literary Supplement. October 10th 1952) (P)

“The Vision.” Times Literary Supplement 2 Nov. 1933: 737-38.

Von der Vogelweide, Walther, Under Der Linden (Koekanger handpers 1997) (B) (M) Poem that Thomas Lovell Beddoes translated.

Wagner, Geoffrey, Centennial of a Suicide: Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Horizon Vol. 19 No 114 June 1949) pp 417-435 (J)

Ward, Thomas Humphry, The English Poets Vol. IV: With Critical Introductions by Various writers and a General Introduction by Mathew Arnold (pp 552- 561 Introduction by Edmund W. Gosse. Macmillan and Co. 1880) (B)

Watkins, Daniel P, Thomas Lovell Beddoes’s The Brides’ Tragedy and the Situation of Romantic Drama (Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 – Rice University Vol. 29 pp 699-712. 1989) (P)

Webb, Eric, Medical Old Carthusians: Their Lives & Times: An Edutainement for the Annual Meeting of the Old Cathusian Medical Society on Saturday 2nd May 1998 (Taken from the Web) 2003.

Wilbur, Richard. New and Collected Poems. London: Harcourt, 1988. [includes “Two Songs in a Stanza of Beddoes’.”]

Wilner, Eleanor, Gathering the Winds: Visionary Imagination and Radical Transformation of Self and Society (The Uncommon Eye: Vision in the Poetry of Blake, Beddoes and Yeats. pp 47-134. The Johns Hopkins University Press 1975) (B)

Wilson, Frances, Poetry is a horrible waste of time (Review of Thomas Lovell Beddoes: Selected Poetry Edited by Judith Higgens and Michael Bradshaw. Carcanet. 1999 Guardian 1999?) (O)

Wilson, Frances, “Strange Sun”: Melancholia in the Writing of Thomas Lovell Beddoes pp 127-142. (Bucknell review: untroden Regions of the Mind: Romanticism and Psychoanalysis. Edited by Ghislaine Mcdayter. Bucknell University Press. 2002) (B)

Wilson, John, Notices of the British Dramatists No II Beddoes (Review of the Brides’ Tragedy. John Wilson writing as Christopher North. Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine. Vol. XIV. 1823) (P) 2 copies

Wolfson, Susan J. Representing some Late Romantic- Era, Non- Canonical Male Poets: Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Romanticism On the Net p 16. 19th August 2000 (P)

Wolfson, Susan J. and Manning, Peter J. Selected Poems of Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed and Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Penguin Books 2000) (B) signed by Susan J. Wolfson.

Wolfson, Susan J. and Manning, Peter J. Selected Poems of Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed and Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Penguin Books, 2000) (B) signed by Susan J. Wolfson and Peter J Manning.

Wolfson, Susan J. and Manning, Peter J. Selected Poems of Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed and Thomas Lovell Beddoes (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000) (B)

Wood, Henry, T. L. Beddoes A Survival in Style (The American Journal of Philology. Vol. IV. No. 16 pp 445-455. 1899) (P)

Wooster, H. D. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (The Bibliophile: a Magazine and Review for the Collector, Student and General Reader. Vol.3. No.13. pp 21-25. March 1909) (J)


B.B.C. Radio 4 CD recording of “Poetry Societies” Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society. Presented by Judith Palmer and Produced by Viv Beeby Transmitted Sunday 23/7/06. 16.30-17.00hrs.Bristol

Beddoes Coat of Arms Framed with brief Beddoes family history on reverse, written by Maxwell Craven.

Beetlejuice DVD and VHS Tape. A comedy staring Michael Keaton and Winnona Ryder (see the resurrection scene with the lyrics of “The Warning” D.J. B.)

Burwick, Frederick, A Poem “a consummation/Devoutly to wish’d” the art of dying and dying into art 2003. (P)

Benjamin Britten A Compact Disc. The red Cockatoo, The Holy Sonnets of John Donne and other Songs. Made by Hyperion Records Limited Recorded June 1995. track 14 ‘Wild with passion’ and track 15 ‘if thou wilt ease thine hart’

Charterhouse VHS. Recording of a BBC documentary on the history of Charterhouse School 1999.

Cunningham, Alan, The Lives of the most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects (6 Volumes. John Murray. 1828) (B) (M) Signed by Mary Eliza Beddoes. May 21st 1830 Florence. Bookplate of Pamela and Raymond Lister, founder of the Golden Head Press.

Daiziel and Pascoe VHS. Recording. BBC 1 Dialogues of the Dead part 1. Broadcast on 22/12/02 VC087491

Daiziel and Pascoe VHS. Recording. BBC 1 Dialogues of the Dead part 2.

Death’s Jest-Book, A Programme, Pope Auditorium, Fordham University, Lincoln Centre, New York. 3.30pm to 6.00pm 0n Saturday August 2nd.. 2003

Death’s Jest-Book, A Programme, Wordsworth Summer Conference. Red Lion, Grasmere. 7.30pm to 10:00pm. Friday August 22nd. 2003

English Orchestral Songs, A Compact Disc ‘If there were dreams to Sell’ Chandos Records Ltd. 1989. Title song track 23

Grace Williams A Compact Disc. City of London Sinfonia. Chandos Records Ltd. 1989. Mariners’ Song track 7

If there were Dreams to Sell, Tape. Music by John Ireland sang by Allison Roome piano played by David Roome 1997

Logue, Christopher, Selected Poems (Faber and Faber.1996) (B) (M) “Air” p 1 Poem about Thomas Lovell Beddoes. (B)

Miniature Portrait, Anna Maria Beddoes. English School 1807 set in original frame 2.2ins.x 1.8ins. With lock of hair.

Moult, Richard, A Compact Disc: The Secret Joy (Track 13 Wolframs’s Dirge) Pub. Cynfeirdd see

Photograph X 1 Colour Dr Beddoes and Humphrey Davey

Photograph X 2 William Minton Beddoes, and Thomas Lovell Beddoes. From the berg Collection New York Public Library. Classmark 483300

Poems and Songs Tape. Reading by Alan Halsey and Geraldine Monk: Recording by Alan Stewart, Mansfield. 30th November 1998 and 16th March 2000 © Thomas Lovell Beddoes Society.

Slides various beddoesainian slides (32) 1999

Songs from Death’s Jest-Book, A CD. by Brian Holmes: Recording of a live performance. Frank Farris, tenor. Blossom String quartet Palo Alto, CA. November 2002.

The British Library, Manuscripts and Book Catalogue. Thomas Lovell Beddoes 21/02/2005

To Sea! To Sea! Framed print from ‘The Ladies Journal’ July 1924. Painted by Edgar Franklin Wittmac.


Apollo : An Anthology of Poems by Doctor Poets (Compiled and introduced by Edward Lowbury, The Keynes Press 1990) (B) Signed by Author copy No 436 of 1000. Dream Pedlary p 96, Song, from Death’s Jest-Book p 97

Bizarre (Compiled by Barry Humphries, Bell Publishing Company undated) (B)The Buried City. p 82. A Ruffian p 193. A Crocodile p 194.

Demon Lovers: Tales of unearthly passions and fiendish seductions. (Edited by Lucy Berman, Tandem, 1970) (B) The Phantom-Wooer p 161.

Erotic Lyrics (Selected by Anthony Howell, Studio Vista Pocket Poets, Studio Vista, 1970) (B) Love-in-Idleness p 44

Faber Book of Children’s Verse (Edited by Janet Adam Smith. Faber and Faber. 1954) p 49

Incredible Adventure (Edited and Published by Gene Marshall and Carl F. Waedt. 1977) (B) The Phantom-Wooer p 30

Fifty Years of English Song: Selected from the Poets of the Reign of Victoria Edited and arranged by Henry F. Randolph. Anson D. F. Randolph & Co. 1887) pp 178-186

Keepsakes: Dreams (Compiled by Betty Sullivan, C. L. B. Publishing 1995) (B) Dream Pedlary p 28

More Poetry Please! (100 Popular Poems from the B. B. C. Radio 4 Program. Compiled by Margaret Bradley. Everyman J. M. Dent 1988) (B) Dream Pedlary p 23 Signed by Viv Beely, Sarah Langan, and Judith Palmer. Poetry Please card signed by Roger McGough

Penguin Classics (English Romantic Verse: Introduced and edited by David Wright. Penguin Books 1986 (B) pp 316-323.

Poems from the Medical World (Edited by Howard Sergeant, M. T. P. Press. 1980 (B) A Beautiful Night p 58, Dream Pedlary p 111, Resurrection Song p 146

Poets on Poets (Edited by Nick Rennison & Michael Schmidt. Carcanet 1997) (B) Thomas Beddoes by John Ashbery 13 poems pp 10-15.

Songs and Lyrics from the English Playbooks, (Collected and Edited by Frederick S. Boar. Decorated by Hans Tisdall: The Cresset Press 1914) (B) pp 229-232

The Poets and Poetry of the Century; John Keats to Edward Lord Lytton, Edited by Alfred H. Mills. Hutchinson & Co. Undated pp 521-546 Introduced by Richard Garnett.

The Romantics, (An Anthology Chosen by Geoffrey Grigson. 5 Poems. George Routledge & Sons Ltd. 1942) (B)

The Five Hundred Best English Letters (Selected and Edited with an introduction by the First Earl of Birkenhead. Cassell and Company Limited, 1931) (B) (Letter to Kelsall Oct 5th 1826 p 690.)

The London Book of English Verse (Selected by Herbert Read and Bonamy Dobrée. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1956) pp 94, 253, 276, 388-399

The Macabre Reader: Shock Masterpieces….The Ultimate in Terrifying Tales! (Edited by Donald A. Wolheim. Digit Books 195) The Phantom-Wooer pg 5.

The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse Edited by Christopher Ricks. Oxford University Press. 1990) (B) (First 9 poems are by Thomas Lovell Beddoes)

The Oxford Book of English Verse:1250-1900 (Chosen by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Oxford`1921) (B) Wolfram’s Dirge p 277 Dream Pedlary p 227 Song
p 228

The Oxford Book of English Romantic Verse: 1798-1837 (Chosen by H. S. Milford, Oxford 1946) (B) pp 798-805

The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (Chosen by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Oxford 1913) (B) pp 93-96

The Penguin Book of Animal Verse (Introduced and edited by George McBeth. Penguin Books 1965) A Crocodile p 80

The Penguin Book of English Verse (Edited by John Hayward. Penguin Books undated) ‘We have bathed, where none have seen us’ p 310

The Penguin Book of Sick Verse (Introduced and edited by George McBeth. Penguin Books 1963) PP 94,174,204,270

The Pillow Book: A Garner of Many Moods (Collected by N. G. Royde Smith. Methuen & Co. 1906) (B) Dream Pedlary p 152 by T. L. Beddoc (Sic)

The Poets Praise; from Homer to Swinburne (Collected and Arranged, with notes by Estelle Davenport Adams. Elliot Stock 1894) pp 139, 291, 300

The Portable Romantic Poets: Blake to Poe Edited by W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson. Penguin Books 1978) pp 511-516 (probably the Norman Pearson referred to in Donner Letter in Kelsall’s book?)

The Puffin Book of Magic Verse (Chosen by Charles Causley, Puffin Books, 1974) (B) ‘The Phantom Lover’ p 128

Rodman, Selden, ed. 100 British Poets. New York: New American Library, 1974 (includes “Old Adam, the Carrion Crow”).

The Romantics (An Anthology Chosen by Geoffrey Grigson. George Routledge & Sons Ltd.) pp 245, 249, 278, 279, 285, 286

The Top 500 Poems (Edited by William Harmon, Columbia University Press, 1992) (B)
Old Adam, the Carrion Crow, p 571


Allen, Frank James. Libretto. Love Will Out a Hawking Go. By Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Ms. St. John College Lib., Cambridge.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Four Letters. Shrewsbury School Lib., Shrewsbury, Eng.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. The New Born Star. Donner ms. Bodleian Lib., Oxford.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. Suicide Note. Ms.

Beddoes, Thomas Lovell. “The Tree of Life.” Donner ms. Bodleian Lib., Oxford.

Thomas Lovell Beddoes B.A. Certificate. Ms. Bodleian Lib., Oxford.

Thomas Lovell Beddoes Baptism Certificate. Ms. Bodleian Lib., Oxford.

Gosse, Edmund, Letters relating to Thomas Lovell Beddoes plus a copy of press reviews for Complete Works. 14 Sheets in total (special collection. Leeds University Library) (P)