By Dustin Griffin
The e-book is prepared either chronologically and topically. Early chapters take care of writers – significantly Milton and Dryden – first and foremost of the lengthy eighteenth century, and later chapters concentration extra on writers -- between them Johnson, grey, and Gibbon -- towards its finish. taking a look past the normal canon, it considers a couple of little-known or little-studied writers, together with Richard Bentley, Thomas Birch, William Oldys, James Ralph, and Thomas Ruddiman. a few of the essays are prepared round a unmarried author, yet so much take care of a large subject – literary collaboration, literary careers, the republic of letters, the alleged upward thrust of the “professional writer,” and the particularly various determine of the “author via profession.”
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Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Century by Dustin Griffin