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Celebrating Johnson’s Dictionary
Celebrating Johnson's DictionaryIn 1955, on the bicentennial of the publication of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, James H. Sledd and Gwin J. Kolb published Dr. Johnson'sExpand
Moll Flanders : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism
This Norton Critical Edition is again based on the first edition text (1722), the only text known to be Defoe's own. It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations and the editor's essayExpand
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Gulliver's travels : based on the 1726 text : contextes, criticism
It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations. "Contexts" collects materials that influenced Swift's writing of the novel, as well as documents that suggest its initial reception, includingExpand
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"Hieroglifick'd" History in Aphra Behn's "Love-Letters between a Nobleman and His Sister."(Making Genre: Studies in the Novel or Something like It, 1684-1762)
Though vigorously challenged by Margaret Anne Doody in The True Story of the Novel, the guiding assumption of recent studies of eighteenth-century English fiction has been that specific historicalExpand
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Aphra Behn's Oroonoko and the "Blank Spaces" of Colonial Fictions
Near the beginning of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Marlow confides to his listeners that "when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps. I would look for hours at South America, or Africa,Expand
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The American writer and the university
Desire, hypocrisy, and ambition in Academe: Joyce Carol Oate's Hungry ghosts Stanley Trachtenberg -- Academia and the wasteland: Bernard Malamud's A new life and his views of the university / JamesExpand
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Critical essays on Henry Fielding
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