Chatterton,Thomas


Chatterton,Thomas
Chat·ter·ton (chătʹər-tən), Thomas. 1752-1770.
British poet who fooled scholars by ascribing his poetry to a 15th-century monk, Thomas Rowley. Unable to support himself by writing, Chatterton became dejected and took his own life at age 18. His work and example influenced the romantic poets.

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Universalium. 2010.


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