Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century

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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical by John Nichols. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century; comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A., and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious indexPages:   Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century: comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.

A., and many of his learned friends: an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century: and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists ; with a very. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A., and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very.

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work first published in Bibliographical footnotesPages: In The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes, master anthologist John Gross brings together a delectable smorgasbord of literary tales, offering striking new insight into some of the most important writers in of the anecdotes here are funny, others are touching, outrageous, sinister, inspiring, or downright weird.

They show writers from Chaucer to Bob /5(6). The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes edited by John Gross pp, Oxford, £ The best literary anecdote seems to put you in touch with a writer.

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In this nine-volume work, published between andthe author and publisher John Nichols () provides biographical notes on publishers, writers and artists of the eighteenth century, and also gives 'an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century'.

(A shorter version had been published in 4/5(1). The mock-heroic The Rape of the Lock (final version published in ) is an astonishing feat, marrying a rich range of literary allusiveness and a delicately ironic commentary upon the contemporary social world with a potent sense of suppressed energies threatening to break through the civilized veneer.

Anecdotes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nichols, John, Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Nichols; Colin Clair.

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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting of Authentic Memoirs and Original Letters of Eminent Persons; and Intended as a Sequel to The Literary Anecdotes.

The Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century (–15, nine volumes), into which the original work was expanded, forms only a small part of Nichols's tion: printer; antiquary.

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A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers Author: John Richetti.

Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century / edited by Colin Clair Centaur P Fontwell (Sx.) Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. On Janu Janu By therebelprince In 17th century, 18th century Arthur Devis, “Mr Peter Ducane” (one of a triptych),oil on canvas With thanks as always to James Sutherland’s Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes.

Nichols, John, Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century. Primarily English; includes numerous passages in Latin. Preface to v. 7 signed: S.B.

[i.e. Samuel Bentley]. Vol. 7 in 2 parts: pt. 1 (published ) contains indexes to. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century: comprising biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A., and many of his learned friends; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists; with a very copious index.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of works printed in Dutch.

Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century: comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F.S.A. and many of his learned friends ; an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century ; and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists ; with a very copious index.

A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history.

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Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of. John Gross was editor of the TLS fromeditor and staff writer on the New York Times fromand theatre critic of the Sunday Telegraph from For OUP he has edited the Oxford Books of Aphorisms, Essays and Comic Verse, The New Oxford Book of English Prose and After other books include The Rise and Fall of the Man of /5(10).

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The nine volumes of John Nichols' Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century () provide nuggets of information about hundreds of authors as well as members of the book trades. Publishers of the eighteenth century showed considerable interest in the writers of earlier periods, both meeting and creating a demand for their works.

This is a list of 18th-century British children's literature titles (ordered by year of publication). Divine Songs () by Isaac Watts; A Description of Three Hundred Animals (); The Gigantick History of the Two Famous Giants (); A Little Pretty Pocket-Book (); The Governess, or The Little Female Academy () by Sarah Fielding; The History of Little Eighteenth-century: Authors, Titles, Illustrators.

An introductory chapter overviews humor in British literature of the era, and sections then treat humor in British literature of the 18th century and in three periods of the 19th century.

Each of these sections includes a short introduction, followed by chronologically arranged profiles of various authors. European literature of the 18th century refers to literature (poetry, drama, satire, and novels) produced in Europe during this period.

The 18th century saw the development of the modern novel as literary genre, in fact many candidates for the first novel in English date from this period, of which Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is probably the best known.

The 19th-century book that helps us understand the allure — and perils — of social media In the end, though, nobody rivals Johnson for generous-hearted compliments or devastating put-downs. Continue reading “A clutch of 18th century literary anecdotes” → Historical oddities II On Janu Janu By therebelprince In s, 18th century, Historical notes, medieval Leave a comment.American literature - American literature - The 18th century: In America in the early years of the 18th century, some writers, such as Cotton Mather, carried on the older traditions.

His huge history and biography of Puritan New England, Magnalia Christi Americana, inand his vigorous Manuductio ad Ministerium, or introduction to the ministry, inwere defenses of .