Sir Richard Steele (1672-1729)

Born: 12 March 1672, Dublin, Ireland

Died: 1 September 1729, Carmarthen, United Kingdom

His Works:

1. The Procession

2. The Christian Hero

    (i) The Funeral (1701).       (ii) The Tender Husband (1703) was quite successful on the stage.

3. Four Comedies: 

(iii) The Lying Lover (1704): It turned out to be a flop because it was too serious, sentimental, and pathetic.  (iv) The Conscious Lovers (1702): It was a success on the stage.

Sir Richard Steele"s Life

Augustan Age: 18th Century Literature

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