Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison [Joseph Addison]
(1672–1719) an English writer and poet who was also active in politics. With his friend Richard Steele he started the ↑Spectator. He wrote many poems and a ↑tragic play, Cato (1713), but he is remembered mainly for his essays in the ↑Spectator and the ↑Tatler, written in a simple, direct style.

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