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

Introduction
19
Swift
35
Congreve and Addison
55
Steele
70
Prior Gay and Pope
84
Hogarth Smollett and Fielding
95
Sterne and Goldsmith
105
Introduction
125
George IV
185
Afterword
202
Manuscript and Proof Sources
204
Other Documents
206
Working Papers for The Four Georges MSS of George I
207
The Overall Composition of George IV
210
Notes
217
Select Bibliography
267

George I
134
George II
157
George III
169

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