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ENG 203: Studies in Eighteenth Century Literature

A Selection of 18th Century Texts in Special Collections

An Asylum for fugitive pieces, in prose and verse, not in any other collection: with several pieces never before published, 1785.

Bunyan, John, (1628-1688), Das angenehme opfer, oder Die vortrefflichkeit eines zerbrochenen hertzens, [Pilgrim’s Progress in German], 1755.

Grace abounding to the chief of sinners: in a faithful account of the life and death of John Bunyan, 1843.

Burney, Fanny, (1752-1840), Camilla; or, A picture of youth, 1796.

[Collyer, Mary], (d. by 1795), The Messiah, attempted from the German of Mr. Klopstock, 1795.

DeFoe, Daniel, (1661?-1731), Account of the plague in 1665, 1767.

Dictionarium sacrum seu religiosum: A dictionary of all religions, ancient and modern; Whether Jewish, pagan, Christian or Mahometan, 1723.

Fielding, Henry, (1707-1794), The history of Tom Jones, a foundling....., 1794.

Select works...with a memoir... by Sir Walter Scott and an essay on his life and genius, 1834.

Godwin, William, (1756-1836), An enquiry concerning political justice; and its influence on general virtue and happiness, 1793.

Goldsmith, Oliver, (1730?-1774), Dr. Goldsmith’s Roman history; Abridged by himself for the use of schools, 1782.

The Grecian history : from the earliest state to the death of Alexander the Great, 1826.

The vicar of Wakefield, a tale, 1791.

Graves, Richard, (1715-1804), The spiritual Quixote; or The summer’s ramble of Mr. Geoffrey Wildgoose: a comic romance ; to which is prefixed The life of the author, 1816.

Hill, John, (1714?-1775), Observations on the Greek and Roman classics... To which is added, Remarks on the Italian language and writers..., 1753.

[Holcroft, Thomas], (1745-1809), The life of Baron Frederick Trench, containing his adventures and also his excessive sufferings during ten years imprisonment..., 1810.

Inchbald Mrs. [Elizabeth], (1753-1821), Nature and art, 1796.

[Johnson, Samuel], (1709-1784), The Adventurer, 1754.

Johnson, Samuel, A dictionary of the English language, 1755.

The idler, 1767.

Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces, 1774.

The Lady’s pocket library, 1809.

Lewis, M. G., (1775-1818), Romantic tales, 1809.

MacKenzie, Henry (1745-1831), The miscellaneous works of Henry Mackenzie, 1836.

The works of Henry Mackenzie, esq., 1808.

More, Hannah, (1745-1833), Memoirs of the life and correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, 1834,

Richardson, Samuel, (1689-1761), Clarissa: or, The history of a young lady : comprehending the most important concerns of private life, 1759.

Scott, Sarah, (1723-1795), The life of Theodore Agrippa d’Aubigae, containing a succinct account of the most remarkable occurrences during the civil wars of France in the reigns of Charles IX, Henry III, Henry IV, and the minority of Lewis XIII, 1772.

Sheridan, Francis Chamberlaine, 91724-1766), Memoires pour servir a l’Histoire de la vertu: extraits du journal d’Une jeune dame, 1762.

Smith, Charlotte Turner, (1749-1806), The romance of real life, 1799.

What is she? : a comedy, in five acts, as performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1799.

Smollett, Tobias George, (1721-1771), Works of Tobias Smollett, Complete in one volume. With a memoir of the life and writings of the author, by Sir Walter Scott, n.d.

Sterne, Laurence, (1713-1768), The beauties of Sterne : Including all his Pathetic tales and most distinguished Observations on life, selected for the heart of sensibility, 1784.

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman..., 1794.

Works... with a life of the author, written by himself, 1843.

Swift, Jonathan, (1667-1745), Gulliver’s travels, by Jonathan Swift; with illustrations by Milo Winter, 1912.

Walpole, Horace, (1717-1797), Reminiscences : and Walpoliana, 1820.

Wollstonecraft, Mary, (1759-1797), A vindication of the rights of woman, with strictures on political and moral subjects, 1794.

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