A

  1. Paul Baines,
  2. Julian Ferraro and
  3. Pat Rogers

Published Online: 3 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch1

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789

How to Cite

Baines, P., Ferraro, J. and Rogers, P. (2010) A, in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156691

Online ISBN: 9781444390063

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Keywords:

  • Adams, or Adam, Jane, or Jean (1704–1765) - published Miscellany Poems, by Mrs Jane Adams in Crawfordsdyke;
  • Adams, reading classical literature in translation - from poems of John Milton (1608–74), and some theology;
  • Addison, Joseph (1672–1719) - poet, essayist and dramatist;
  • Addison, used poetry to attract the patronage of powerful individuals - as Charles Montagu, later Lord *Halifax;
  • Addison and Steele, at the same time - producing a third periodical, The *Guardian;
  • Akenside, Mark (1721–1770) - Akenside, publishing poems in The *Gentleman's Magazine, since 1737;
  • In Pope's Epistle to Augustus (1737) - Addison's moral art, being praised, apart from some “Courtly stains”;
  • Akenside, and his Odes on Several Subjects - a sequence of 10 meditative lyric poems;
  • Alsop, Anthony (1670–1726) - a selection of Aesop's fables in Latin verse, Fabularum Aesopicarum Delectus;
  • Amherst, Elizabeth Frances (c.1716–1779) - “The Whims of E. A. afterwards Mrs Thomas

Summary

This chapter contains all entries for A:

  • Adams, or Adam, Jane, or Jean to Aubin, Penelope