Edward Young Bibliography

The Universal Passion 1725
Published between 1725 and 1728, a collection of well-received verse satires.
The Complaint or Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality 1742
Young’s most important work, consisting of 10,000 lines of blank verse, was considered by Johnson to display “the magnificence of vast extent and endless diversity” and became extremely popular in Britain and on the continent.
Conjectures on Original Composition 1759
An influential essay on the nature of artistic genius, on the free and creative impulse that defies all rules, struck a resonant chord within Germany and marked an important stage in the development of pre-romantic literary theory.
Tour in Ireland 1780