Thackeray's English Humourists and Four Georges
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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Congreve and Addison
Prior Gay and Pope
Hogarth Smollett and Fielding
Sterne and Goldsmith
Manuscript and Proof Sources
Working Papers for The Four Georges MSS of George I
The Overall Composition of George IV
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