B

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

Published Online: 3 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch2

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) B, in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing 1660 - 1789, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390063.ch2

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:

  • Bailey, Nathan (d. 1742) teacher and lexicographer - published English and Latin Exercises for Schoolboys, to Translate into Latin Syntactically;
  • Baker, David Erskine (1730–1767?) - drama critic and historian;
  • Baldwin, Abigail (1658–1713), bookseller and publisher - the wife of Richard Baldwin;
  • Bampfylde, John Codrington Warwick (1754–1796);
  • Bampfylde's sonnets, focusing on nature - landscape, dining at Oxford, contentment, social issues and Gothic horrors of the mind;
  • Banks, Sir Joseph (1743–1820), naturalist - John *Hawkesworth, drawing on his papers in compiling A New Voyage, Round the World (1774);
  • Barbauld, Anna Letitia or Laetitia (1743–1825), poet and reviewer - “The Mouse's Petition to Dr Priestley,” a popular mock serious poem from the volume;
  • Blacklock, Thomas (1721–1791), poet born in Annan - Blacklock's An Essay on Universal Etymology, illustrative account of the different parts of speech;
  • Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, first Viscount (1678–1751), politician and political writer - wrote papers known as The Occasional Writer and The *Craftsman;
  • Brooke, Frances (1724–1789), playwright - publishing a weekly periodical, The Old Maid

Summary

This chapter contains all entries for B:

  • Bailey, Nathan to Bysshe, Edward