Works with an Introd by W E Henley

ISBN-10: 1178023494
ISBN-13: 9781178023497
Authors: Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley
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Smollett, the only major eighteenth-century English novelist whose work can seriously be called picaresque, came to the writing of novels with a strong sense of Scottish national pride (an alienating element in the London of the 1750s and 1760s), a Tory feeling for a lost order, horrifying experiences as a physician, and a fierce determination to make his way in the literary world. Prolific in a variety of literary forms, he was particularly successful as a popular historian, magazine editor, translator of Cervantes (see Vol. 2), and author of novels about adventurous, unscrupulous, poor young men. His work is marked by vigorous journalistic descriptions of contemporary horrors, such as…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: BiblioBazaar Number of pages: 478 Dimensions: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.97" tall Weight: 1.870 lbs. Language: English

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