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Smollett, T. (Tobias) 1721-1771

Works: 3,424 works in 10,858 publications in 12 languages and 120,062 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Epistolary fiction  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Gothic fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Composer, Contributor, Collaborator, Librettist, Adapter, Creator, Lyricist, Actor, Collector, Honoree
Classifications: PR3694, 823.6
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The expedition of Humphry Clinker by T Smollett( Book )
555 editions published between 1654 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,698 libraries worldwide
Humorous adventures of Welsh family's travels in England, Scotland and Wales are related in letters home
The adventures of Roderick Random by T Smollett( Book )
321 editions published between 1748 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,791 libraries worldwide
"Surging with verbal, sexual, and martial energy, The Adventures of Roderick Random opens a window on life, love, and war in the eighteenth century. The hero battles his way from poverty and neglect to make his mark as a doctor, writer, fighter, and lover. His adventures take us across the world, from England and France to the Caribbean, Africa, and Latin America. One of the first truly global novels, it casts light on nearly every aspect of its time -- imperialism, gender relations, slavery, urban life, colonial warfare, commerce, politics, the professions, high society, and the Hogarthian underworld."--Jacket flap
The adventures of Peregrine Pickle : in which are included memoirs of a lady of quality by T Smollett( Book )
415 editions published between 1700 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,586 libraries worldwide
Smollett's Scottish satire on human cruelty, inanity and voracity, first published in 1751. It is the story of luck and bad luck of the egotistical "Peregrine Pickle", who was discarded by his parents and hated by his brother. He is educated at Oxford and journeys to France. The novel provides a comic and sarcastic portrayal of European society. The novel is written as a series of adventures, with every chapter typically describing a new adventure
The adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom by T Smollett( Book )
108 editions published between 1753 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom is a novel by Tobias Smollett first published in 1753. It was Smollett's third novel and met with less success than his two previous more picaresque tales. The central character is a villainous dandy who cheats, swindles and philanders his way across Europe and England with little concern for the law or the welfare of others. The son of an equally disreputable mother, Smollett himself comments that "Fathom justifies the proverb, 'What's bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh". Sir Walter Scott commented that the novel paints a "complete picture of human depravity". The main character reappears as a minor character in Smollet's later novel The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. The novel's elements of terror and the supernatural have caused some historians of English literature to describe it as anticipating the themes of the Gothic novel
Roderick Random by T Smollett( Book )
134 editions published between 1845 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
The career of an apprentice who goes out in the world to seek his fortune
The life and adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by T Smollett( Book )
46 editions published between 1762 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
"The novel, Smollett's shortest, differs stylistically from his previous works. The most attractive of his heroes, Sir Launcelot is virtuous and strange, and he is surrounded by a Smollettian menagerie whose various jargons are part of this novel's linguistic virtuosity and satire. Sir Launcelot's character is an English naturalization of Quixote. Although Sir Launcelot, is not the object of the author's satire, an idealistic madness is central to both characters. In Smollett's work the theme of madness is integral to the relationship between self and society as the work ponders both the constitution of madness and the alternatives to revenge."
Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René Le Sage( Book )
157 editions published between 1715 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
The Works of Tobias Smollett Alexander Pettit, General Editor Om Brack, Jr., Textual Editor
The adventures of Roderick Random by T Smollett( Book )
371 editions published between 1748 and 1819 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Roderick Random, a selfish, unprincipled rogue, tells of his extraordinary adventures in the navy and in civilian life
The adventures of Peregrine Pickle by T Smollett( Book )
73 editions published between 1785 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Klassisk engelsk pikaresk roman
The adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
An idealistic country gentleman and his squire, Sancho Panza, set out like the knights of old to search for adventure and to set wrongs right
The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
42 editions published between 1821 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
"This authoritative textual edition presents Tobias Smollett's translation of Cervantes's Don Quixote in the form most faithful to Smollett's own intentions. It includes Francis Hayman's twenty-eight illustrations engraved for the original edition, Smollett's explanatory notes, and his prefatory "Life of Cervantes.""
Travels through France and Italy by T Smollett( Book )
91 editions published between 1797 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Smollett describes in great detail the natural phenomena, history, social life, economics, diet and morals of the places he visited. Smollett had a lively and pertinacious curiosity, and, as his novels prove, a very quick eye. He foresaw the merits of Cannes, then a small village, as a health-resort, and the possibilities of the Corniche road
The history and adventures of an atom by T Smollett( Book )
41 editions published between 1786 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 libraries worldwide
The expedition of Humphry Clinker by T Smollett( Book )
140 editions published between 1671 and 1979 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
The history of England from the revolution to the death of George the Second. (Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume's history) by T Smollett( Book )
104 editions published between 1785 and 1823 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Telemachus, the son of Ulysses by François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon( Book )
18 editions published between 1776 and 2014 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Both in its original French and its many translations, The Adventures of Telemachus was one of the most popular and revered works of the eighteenth century. During that time, more than ten English prose and poetry versions appeared, including this masterful prose translation by Smollett. Known for his novels Roderick Random and The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, Smollett was also a gifted translator. The Adventures of Telemachus was his final translation, and is one of the finest versions of the work. Long a disputed title in the Smollett canon, it is fully restored to his credit by Leslie A. Chilton
The adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by T Smollett( Book )
61 editions published between 1748 and 1796 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The wit and wisdom of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"Decorated with rich illustrations and assembled with a historical introduction, the quotations are arranged according to theme for quick reference. From Love and Hope to Prudence and Prosperity to Honor and Honesty, the themes will allow you to easily discover the perfect quote for any occasion."--Jacket
The reprisal, or, The tars of old England : a comedy of two acts, as it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane by T Smollett( Book )
43 editions published between 1757 and 1776 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
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Auteur de Roderic-Random L' 1721-1771
Author of Roderick Random 1721-1771
Dr. Smollet 1721-1771
Etherington S. 1721-1771
Roderick Random, Author of 1721-1771
Smolett, Tobias George 1721-1771
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