Thomson, James (pseud. B. V.) (1834-1882) (M)

Surname: Thomson
Forename(s): James
b. 23 November 1834. d. 3 June 1882. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Major working-class poet. Pseudonyms: B. V., Bysshe Vanolis. Atheist and freethinker. Born at Port Glasgow, Lanarkshire, and partly brought up in a London orphanage. Suffered from depression and alcoholism. Author of The City of Dreadful Night (1880). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Sleeper 1882-03 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12095