Thackeray's English Humourists and Four Georges

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University of Delaware Press, 1985 - 278 pages
Thackeray's only two series of public lectures gave an important new dimension to his public presence and to his contemporary reputation as a literary artist. This is the first book on these lecture-essays.

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Contents

List of Abbreviations and Symbols
8
Note on the Text
14
Swift
35
Congreve and Addison
55
Steele
70
Prior Gay and Pope
84
Hogarth Smollett and Fielding
95
Sterne and Goldsmith
105
George I
134
George II
157
George III
169
George IV
185
Afterword
202
The Overall Composition of George IV
210
Notes
217
Select Bibliography
267

Introduction
125
Copyright

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