Izaak Walton Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

“The Life and Death of Dr Donne, Late Deane of St Pauls London” [published in LXXX Sermons preached by that learned and reverend divine, Iohn Donne, Dr in Divinity, Late Deane of the Cathedrall Church of S. Pauls London] (biography) 1640

“The Life of Sir Henry Wotton” [published in Reliquiae Wottonianae] (biography) 1651

The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers (treatise) 1653

The Life of Mr. Rich. Hooker, The Author of those Learned Books of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (biography) 1665

The Life of Mr. George Herbert (biography) 1670

The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert. To which are added some Letters written by Mr. George Herbert, at his being in Cambridge: With others to his Mother, the Lady Magdalen Herbert, written by John Donne, afterwards Dean of St. Pauls (biographies) 1670

The Life of Dr. Sanderson, Late Bishop of Lincoln. To which is added, some Short Tracts or Cases of Conscience, written by the said Bishop (biography) 1678

Love and Truth: in two modest and peaceable letters, concerning the distempers of the present times. Written from a quiet and conformable Citizen of London, to two busie and factious Shopkeepers in Coventry [as Anonymous] (political tract) 1680