in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature. 1698 words.
Budgell, Eustace (1686–1737), writer, was born at Symondsbury, Dorset, on 19 August 1686, the eldest son of Gilbert Budgell DD (c.1650–1710), rector of Symondsbury, and Anne Gulston (bap....
in The Correspondence of Jonathan Swift, Vol. 5: 1737-1745 Appendixes and Indexes
in Edmund Curll, Bookseller
January 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 9135 words.
This chapter discusses how the turn which Curll's career took towards drama came in the shape of theatrical biographies which started to emerge in the early 1730s, which took off with the...
in The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800
October 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 11222 words.
The genres of “misrepresentational literature” encompass many forms of writing in the eighteenth century and bear on questions of subjectivity and identity, legal definitions of deception,...