George Crabbe (1754-1832)

Born: 24 December 1754, Aldeburgh, United Kingdom

Parents: Craddock Crabbe, George Crabbe Sr.

Died: 3 February 1832, Trowbridge, United Kingdom

George Crabbe was an English poet, surgeon, and clergyman. He is best known for his early use of the realistic narrative form and his descriptions of middle and working-class life and people. In the 1770s, Crabbe began his career as a doctor's apprentice, later becoming a surgeon. 

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His works 

(a) The Village (1783)  (b) The Newspaper (1785)  (c) The Parish Register (1807)  (d) The Borough (1810)  (e) Tales in Verse (1812)  (f) Tales of the Hall (1819)

George Crabbe, Augustan Age: 18th Century Literature