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Poems, plays, and the Briton

Author: T Smollett; O M Brack; Leslie A Chilton
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The poems, plays and political writings included in this volume are essential to an understanding of Tobias Smollett and the literary and social currents of eighteenth-century England ... Byron Gassman identifies the circumstances that prompted Smollett to undertake these writings, traces the history of their publication and reception, and provides extensive explanations of historical and literary  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T Smollett; O M Brack; Leslie A Chilton
ISBN: 0820314285 9780820314280
OCLC Number: 24544940
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 649 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Poems. A New Song. The Tears of Scotland. Advice: A Satire. Reproof: A Satire. Thus Have I Sent the Simple King to Hell. Thy Fatal Shafts Unerring Move. Travesty. Love Elegy. In Imitation of Tibullus. Adieu, Ye Streams That Smoothly Flow. Come, Listen Ye Students of Ev'ry Degree. Burlesque Ode. Song "While with Fond Rapture" A Declaration in Love. Ode to Blue-Ey'd Ann. Ode to Sleep. Intended As a Chorus in a Tragedy. An Ode to Mirth. A New Song "To Fix Her" Ode to Leven-Water. Ode to Independence. Lyrics from Alceste --
Plays. The Regicide. The Reprisal --
The Briton. Text of The Briton --
Appendix: Doubtful Attributions. Ode Addressed to the Late Gen. Wolfe. The Junto. Morning, in Spring, A Fragment. A Pastoral Ballad. On Signior Tenducci's Singing Jubal's Lyre. Poems. Plays. The Briton --
Appendix: Doubtful Attributions --
Key to The Briton --
Textual Commentary --
List of Emendations --
Word-Division --
Historical Collation.
Responsibility: Tobias Smollett ; introductions and notes by Byron Gassman ; the texts edited by O M Brack, Jr. ; assisted by Leslie A. Chilton.

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The poems (Smollett's entire achievement in the genre), plays (the only two extant), and political writings (for The Briton, a weekly journal he established in 1762) included in this volume are  Read more...

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