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Smollett: his life and a selection from his writings

Robert Chambers

Smollett: his life and a selection from his writings

by Robert Chambers

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Published by W. & R. Chambers in london, Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smollett, Tobias George, -- 1721-1771.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBritish culture series
    ContributionsSmollett, James, Sir, 1648-1731.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18760717M

    A skilful selection showing his humour and his love of paradox and of his fellow-men. * Clarke, Marcus () For the Term of his Natural Life George Ivor Smith. The life of a wrongly convicted convict sent out to Tasmania in the early nineteenth century. ** Collins, Wilkie () The Woman in White E. C. R. Lorac. His son was the apple of his father’s eye and had been, Burke said, his main reason for continuing to live after the end of his parliamentary career. But Burke did keep on living and writing. Abandoned politically at home, he became through his writings, as a friend of .

      The selection enables readers to compare visual responses to the novel from three eras. Another welcome bonus item is Smollett’s little-known “Account of the Expedition against Carthagene,” first published in as part of his seven-volume compilation of travel writings, A Compendium of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages. Robert Louis Stevenson () was born in Edinburgh. He was the only son of Thomas Stevenson, a prosperous joint-engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses, and Margaret Balfour, daughter of a Scottish clergyman. Thomas Stevenson invented, among others, the marine dynamometer, which measures the force of waves.

    Tobias Smollett: The Critical Heritage (The Collected Critical Heritage: Early English Novelists) Lionel Kelly. The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books. William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) was the foremost poet of the generation between Alexander Pope and William Wordsworth. For several decades, he had probably the largest readership of any English poet. From , when his first major volume appeared, to , the year in which Robert Southey completed the monumental Life and Works of Cowper, more than editions of his poems were .


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