CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

The Personal Thomas Moore (Wilfred S. Dowden, editor The Journal of Thomas Moore, Volume 1 University of Delaware Press, 1983)

Department

Department of Literature and Modern Languages

Publication Date

9-1-1984

Publication Title

Irish Literary Supplement

Volume

3

Issue/No.

1

Abstract

Excerpt

Thomas moore (1779-1852), the Irish poet and song composer, is best known for his Irish Melodies, published between 1807 and 1834 and including such sentimental favorites as “The Harp that Once Through Tara’s Halls” and “The Time I’ve Lost in Wooing.” However, he also wrote numerous satires, lampoons and prose pieces, including The Fudge Family in Paris (1818), and the long narrative, LaUa Rookh (1817), inspired by the contemporary taste for Oriental verse romances, which achieved a popular success in Europe.

ORCID ID

0000-0002-4966-1251

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