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Robert Dodsley, poet, publisher & playwright

Ralph Straus

Robert Dodsley, poet, publisher & playwright

by Ralph Straus

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Published by John Lane, John Lane company in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764.,
  • Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: A. A list of Dodsley"s own works, published during his lifetime, arranged in order of their first editions (p. 311-316)--B. A chronological list of all the books published by Robert Dodsley, or bearing his name on the title-page (1735-1764) (p. 316-383)

    Statementby Ralph Straus. With a photogravure portrait and twelve other illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3409.D7 Z7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 407 p.
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL175531M
    LC Control Numbera 10000598
    OCLC/WorldCa693025

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    What preceded it, and is it possible for it to become something else? Jeremy Lopez takes up these questions by tracing a history of anthologies of 'non-Shakespearean' drama from Robert Dodsley's Select Collection of Old Plays () through those recently published by Blackwell, Norton, and johnsonout.com by: William Shenstone was a near-contemporary of Samuel Johnson at Pembroke College Oxford (B.A. ) where he formed lasting ties with his future correspondents, Richard Jago and Richard Graves. In Shenstone retired to his paternal farm, The Leasowes, which he made a showpiece for the new style of gardening.

    Robert Dodsley's biography and life johnsonout.com Dodsley (13 February – 23 September ) was an English bookseller and miscellaneous johnsonout.com was born near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where h. Robert Dodsley, bookseller, publisher, poet and dramatist, London. Dodsley was a friend of both Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson. His bookshop was at Tully's Head in Pall Mall. "A generous friend, an encourager of men of genius, who acquired the esteem and respect of .


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Books. Go Search. Robert Dodsley (13 February – 23 September ) was an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer. Life. Dodsley was born near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where his father was master of the free school.

He is said to have been apprenticed to a stocking-weaver in Mansfield, from whom he ran away, going into service as. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Read this book on Questia. Biographies of eighteenth century worthies multiply exceedingly at the present day, and it might seem that the appearance of a life of Robert Dodsley should be heralded by an johnsonout.comd I prefer to quote a publisher & playwright book from Isaac Reed's eulogy of the publisher‐ poet, which explains the attractiveness of such a subject.

Full text of "Robert Dodsley, poet, publisher & playwright" See other formats. Jan 01,  · Robert Dodsley, British Robert Dodsley, London bookseller, publisher, playwright, and editor who was influential in midth-century literary England and is associated with the publication of works by Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, Thomas Gray, and Oliver Goldsmith.

Apprenticed to. Dodsley's A Collection of Poems, by Several Hands, which came out from tohelped define the period's taste.

Towards the end of his life, Dodsley co-founded The Annual Register with Edmund Burke. A Collection of Poems by Several Hands. London: Robert Dodsley, B/ Fisher Rare Book.

Robert Dodsley () started life humbly for a man destined to become his century's premier bookseller and publisher. He began as an apprentice weaver and developed into a poet and playwright. Robert Dodsley was also a very active author and playwright.

His play The Toyshop: A Dramatic Satire ran at Covent Garden in In we wrote the tragedy Cleone. An active magazine publisher he co-founded, with Edmund Burke, The Annual Register (), a yearly.

Apr 06,  · Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted.

Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas. Whether it's a rousing tale of stone soup, a tortoise and eagle, country and city mice, or foxes, hens, and farmers, readers of all ages will be entertained by the fresh story approach of Aesop, Robert Dodsley, Phaedrus, and others, some retold from tales of cultures as diverse as those of Native Alaska, Africa, Arabia, the Far East, and more.

Essays and criticism on Robert Dodsley - Critical Essays. Robert Dodsley (Also wrote under the pseudonym Nathan Ben Saddi) English publisher, editor, journalist, poet, playwright, and.

Robert Dodsley was an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer. — Life — Dodsley was born near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where his father was master of the free school.

— He is said to have been apprenticed to a stocking-weaver in. The son of a Mansfield schoolmaster, Robert Dodsley was employed as footman before (with assistance from Alexander Pope) he became established as a poet, a playwright, and a bookseller.

He published most of the serious literary writers of his time and was a close friend of many writers whom he published. Robert Dodsley (), poet, playwright, prose writer and publisher, is one of the twenty-first century’s most unduly neglected, eighteenth-century, English, literary figures.

Jan 29,  · DODSLEY, ROBERT (–), poet, dramatist, and bookseller, was born inprobably near Mansfield, on the border of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire; but there is no record of his birth in the parish register of Mansfield (Notes and Queries, 1st ser.

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Robert Dodsley (– ) started life humbly for a man destined to become his century’ s premier bookseller and publisher. He began as an apprentice weaver and developed into a poet and playwright. For Dodsley was not always a bookseller.

When he escaped his country apprenticeship and fled to London to work as a footman, Dodsley had his heart set on literary distinction; and it was first as poet and later as playwright that he came to the attention of the Town.

The Oeconomy of Human Life purports to be an English translation of an ancient Indian text found by a Chinese scholar in Lhasa.

Almost certainly written by Robert Dodsley (–), the book became an eighteenth-century johnsonout.com: John Bray. English: Robert Dodsley (13 February – 23 September ), English playwright, London bookseller and publisher Robert Dodsley British writer and booksellerDate of birth:13 FebruaryMansfield.Laurence Sterne (24 November – 18 March ) was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman.

He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local johnsonout.com died in London after years of fighting tuberculosisAlma mater: Jesus College, Cambridge.Robert Dodsley, poet, publisher & playwright / by Ralph Straus ; with a photogravure portrait and twelve other illustrations Straus, Ralph, [ Book: ] .