Utopia: or, Apollo's Golden Days

TitleUtopia: or, Apollo's Golden Days
Year for Search1747
Authors[Younge], [Henry Lewis](b. 1694)
Date Published1747
PublisherPtd. by George Faulkner
Place PublishedDublin, Ireland
Annotation

Poem that begins with a country Dustopia (perhaps the earliest use) which is favored and becomes Utopia. In the reprint the word is spelled “Dystopia” on pages 400 and 401 and with a footnote on 400 defining the word as “an unhappy country”. See V[esselin] M. Budakov, “Dystopia: An Earlier Eighteenth-Century Use.” Notes and Queries 57.1 (March 2010): 86-88.

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Slightly rev. in The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle 18 (September 1748): 399-402.

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(b. 1694)

Full Text

1747 [Younge, Henry Lewis] (b. 1694). Utopia: or, Apollo’s Golden Days. Dublin, Ireland: Ptd. by George Faulkner. Slightly rev. in The Gentleman’s Magazine and Historical Chronicle 18 (September 1748): 399-402. O

Poem that begins with a country Dustopia (perhaps the earliest use) which is favored and becomes Utopia. In the reprint the word is spelled “Dystopia” on pages 400 and 401 and with a footnote on 400 defining the word as “an unhappy country”. See V[esselin] M. Budakov, “Dystopia: An Earlier Eighteenth-Century Use.” Notes and Queries 57.1 (March 2010): 86-88.