SAWTEE Robert (Southey Robert)( English poet, writer of the entourage W. Wordsworth and ST Coleridge.)
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Born August 12, 1774 in Bristol, uchillsya in Westminster cheekbones and Balliol College, Oxford University. In 1794 became acquainted with Coleridge, and their intention, went to the United States, found in Pennsylvania, an ideal community Pantisokratiya not realized due to lack of funds. November 14, 1795 Southey entered into a secret marriage to Edith Fricker. At the invitation of his uncle twice in Portugal (1795-1796, 1800-1801). In 1796, Southey became known, having published a poem Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc). Having started to study law in 1797, soon lost interest in the legal profession and took up literary work. In 1803 he moved from Bristol, Southey in Keswick, where he spent the remaining 40 years of his life surrounded by his family (eight of his children, four died) and friends, occasionally navedyvayas in London and Europe.
The early glory Southey brought poetry - the poem Jeanne d'Arc, Talab (Thalaba, 1801), MEDOC (Madoc, 1805), Curse Kehamy (The Curse of Kehama, 1810) and Roderick (Roderick, 1814), as well as poetry on the case and filled with grotesque ballad. Eventually he moved to prose - and biographies of historical treatises, the best among them was enthusiastically adopted by the Life of Nelson's contemporaries (The Life of Nelson, 1813). The main source of earnings for Southey was a literary critic, his reviews a lot of depth contributed to the success 'Quarterly rivyu' ( 'The Quarterly Review' - 'Quarterly Review'). When life Southey published 55 books. In 1813 he became poet laureate. He refused the title of baronet in 1835, but had procured for him a pension of 300 pounds. Died in Keswick Southey March 21, 1843.