Gilbert West

Date 1703 - 1756
Biographical NotesAuthor. Connections with George Lyttelton, William Pitt, Alexander Pope and Elizabeth Montagu. Known for his imitations of Spenser (including 'A Canto of the Fairy Queen' in 1739), his translations of Pindar, and a dissertation on the Olympic Games. See ODNB and Literature Online biographies.
Work(s)Author of A Canto of the Fairy Queen. Written by Spenser. Never before Published (1739)