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George Chapman Biography and Poems

George Chapman Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on George Chapman, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Chapman, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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George Chapman (c. 1559 – 12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator, and poet. He was a classical scholar, and his work shows the influence of Stoicism. Chapman has been identified as the Rival Poet of Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Minto, and as an anticipator of the Metaphysical Poets. Chapman is best remembered for his translations of Homer's Iliad, Odyssey, and Batrachomyomachia.. English dramatist translator and poet

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