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Selected Poetry of Samuel Daniel (1562-1619)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Fair is my love, and cruel as she's fair
        (Delia VI, 1)
  1. The Civil Wars (excerpt)
  2. Delia VI
  3. Delia XXXI (1592 version)
  4. Delia XXXI (1623 version)
  5. Delia XXXIII
  6. Delia XLV
  7. Delia XLVI
  8. Musophilus (excerpt)
  9. Ulysses and the Siren

Notes on Life and Works

Daniel's Complete Works were edited by A. B. Grosart and published in five volumes, 1885-96. The Defense of Ryme and a selection of the poems were edited by A. C. Sprague (Harvard University Press, 1930).

Biographical information

Given name: Samuel
Family name: Daniel
Birth date: 1562
Death date: 1619
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Daniel
          brother: John Daniel
Education: Magdalen Hall, Oxford: 1579 to 1582
Patron: Lady Pembroke
Literary period: Renaissance
Occupation: Tutor
          Beckington, Somersetshire
          London to 1603
          near Taunton: 1562
          Yorkshire: 1599
          Wiltshire: 1603 to 1619
Buried at: Beckington
First RPO edition: 1997