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Brothers of the Quill

Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674736573

Publication Date: 04/18/2016


416 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Chronology
  • Introduction
  • I. Grub Street
    • 1. An Irishman in London
    • 2. ‘Borderers Upon Parnassus’
    • 3. The Philosophic Vagabond
    • 4. Covent Garden
    • 5. Authors by Profession
    • 6. Writing for the Press
    • 7. Beau Tibbs
    • 8. The Real Story of John Carteret Pilkington
  • II. Man of Letters
    • 9. Debauchery
    • 10. The Vicar of Wakefield
    • 11. James Grainger and The Sugar-cane
    • 12. Robert Nugent and Son
    • 13. The Good-Natured Man
  • Postscript
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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