Samuel Rogers

  • Douglas J. Herrmann
  • Roger Chaffin
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


Samuel Rogers began publishing at 17 and achieved literary success at age 29 with The Pleasures of Memory and became a popular figure in London society. He inherited his father’s bank and continued to write poetry which was well regarded by his contemporaries. Rogers’ poem is based on a clear conception of memory which is spelled out in two prose sections which are reproduced here, together with a few stanzas of his poem and the poem of Robert Merry.


Memory Analysis Memory Part Literary Success Varied Scent Popular Figure 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas J. Herrmann
    • 1
  • Roger Chaffin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyHamilton CollegeClintonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyTrenton State CollegeTrentonUSA

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