JUNG, Edward (Young Edward)( English poet and critic.)
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Biography JUNG, Edward (Young Edward)
Born in Apeme (Hampshire County), baptized June 3, 1863. He graduated from Winchester College, studied law at Oxford University. Received in 1719 a doctorate in civil law, remained in the university until 1730, wrote poetry and plays. The first major success brought him written heroic distihom satire thirst of glory, a general passion (Love of Fame, the Universal Passion, 1725-1728). In 1726 he was appointed a state pension, and after the reign of George II he was appointed royal chaplain. In 1730, Jung became a pastor in Welwyn (Hertfordshire County), where he died April 5, 1765
. Young's greatest achievement in poetry - Complaint, . or Night thoughts on life, . death and immortality (The Complaint; or Night Thoughts on Life, . Death and Immortality, . 1742-1745), . painted white verse poem about the importance of feelings and sentiments for the moral and religious life,
. In the literary-critical work Reflections on the original work (Conjectures on Original Composition), he recognizes the crucial role of the genius of poetic creation. Spirit and flavor of the poem Jung attracted and fascinated the reading public of Europe and America for more than a hundred years.