Anster, John (M)

b. 1793. d. 9 June 1867. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and Regius Professor of Civil Law at Trinity College Dublin. Alternative signature: “Dr. Anster.” Born in Charleville, Co. Cork. Studied law at Trinity College, Dublin. Called to the bar in 1824. Took doctor of laws in 1825. Published a collection of poems in 1815, but had it suppressed soon after. Translated *Faust*. Poetry volumes include *Ode to Fancy, with Other Poems* (1815), *Lines on the Death of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales* (1818), *Poems with Some Translations from the German* (1819). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 17
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Murderess. From the German of Schiller 1818-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8242
To Ebert. From the German of Klopstock 1818-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8240
The Black Yager’s Song. From the German of Körner 1818-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8241
Elegy 1818-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8311
The Interview. From Schiller 1819-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8314
The Elements. From Bürger 1819-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8315
Our Joys. From Goëthe 1819-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8313
Glorvina’s Warning 1819-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8375
The Bride of Corinth 1819-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8374
Eternity. A Fragment. From the German of Haller 1819-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 7743
The Five Oaks of Dallwitz. From the German of Körner 1819-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 7740
Sonnet 1820-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8522
Sonnet 1820-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8524
The Everlasting Rose 1837-05-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3483
The Everlasting Rose 1839-12-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3765
The Maiden from Afar 1865-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14247
Mogha Neid. A Celtic Fragment 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14188