Henry St John, first Viscount Bolingbroke

Standard Name: Bolingbroke, Henry St John,,, first Viscount
Used Form: Lord Bolingbroke


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Friends, Associates Alexander Pope
The group comprised both authors and patrons. Other members were Dr John Arbuthnot , Thomas Parnell , and Lords Oxford and Bolingbroke . The writers among the club sent doggerel invitations to their meetings to...
Intertextuality and Influence Eliza Haywood
EH 's socio-political allegory stands virtually alone in her oeuvre in its attempt to reproduce the political instrumentality of Manley 's scandal fiction during the reign of Anne.
Ballaster, Ros. Seductive Forms. Women’s Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740. Clarendon Press.
In its witty preface EH presents...
Intertextuality and Influence Hannah More
The tradition of such pedagogic books for young royals included Fénelon 's Télémaque
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press.
and Bolingbroke 's Idea of a Patriot King. HM resembled them in her emphasis on character-building and the study of...
politics Susan Smythies
The ending of her last novel sounds as if she subscribed to the ideas put forward by Lord Bolingbroke about the leadership potentially offered by a patriot king. Such ideas were re-surfacing with the prospect...
Textual Production Alexander Pope
This poem, which sets out to map humanity's place in the cosmic scheme, takes the form of epistles addressed to Lord Bolingbroke . The last of the series appeared on 24 January 1734.
Pope, Alexander. The Poems of Alexander Pope. Editor Butt, John, Methuen; Yale University Press.
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Textual Production Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM must have written her (arguably even more trenchant) attack, P[ope] to Bolingbroke, by June 1735; but she did not publish it. Bolingbroke, Tory politician, charismatic rake, and serial political turncoat, was a man...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Jane Collier
The commonplace-book throws light on Collier's other extant writings as well. A casual mention of what Sally calls the Turba proves definitively that at least one neologism in The Cry stemmed not from her but...


5 December 1726: The Opposition paper The Craftsman, by Caleb...

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5 December 1726

The Opposition paperThe Craftsman, by Caleb Danvers (Lord Bolingbroke and others) published its first number.


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