(026298) Kaplan, Louise J. The Family Romance Of The
Imposter-Poet, Thomas Chatterton. New York: Atheneum, 1988. 1st Edition.
Hardcover. 8vo. 301 pages. Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations. When the
17-year-old poet Thomas Chatterton committed suicide in 1770 by poisoning
himself in his London garret, he was a penniless literary failure. The author
applies her well-developed ideas about adolescent psychology and imposture to
the brief life of one of England's famous but forgotten poets. ISBN: 0689118961
(Chatterton, Thomas, Poets)