"London in a Thousand Years"

Title"London in a Thousand Years"
Year for Search1830
AuthorsRoche, Eugenius Esq.(1798-1829)
Secondary TitleLondon in a Thousand Years; With other Poems
Pagination1-88 with "Notes" on 65-88
Date Published1830
PublisherColburn and Bentley, 1830
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, French author, Irish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia. While the poem begins with an almost eutopian description of London, it quickly becomes a description of London’s disintegration and collapse.

Author Note

Irish author (1798-1829) born in France who was a journalist and editor of journals in England.

Full Text

1830 Roche, Eugenius, Esq. (1798-1829). “London in a Thousand Years.” In his London in a Thousand Years; With other Poems (London: Colburn and Bentley, 1830), 1-88 with “Notes” on 65-88.

Dystopia. While the poem begins with an almost eutopian description of London, it quickly becomes a description of London’s disintegration and collapse. Irish author born in France who was a journalist and editor of journals in England.