Duncan Isles

Standard Name: Isles, Duncan

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Dedications Charlotte Lennox
The final volume came out on 22 February 1754.
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection”. Harvard Library Bulletin, No. 4, pp. 317 - 44.
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Its full title was Shakespear Illustrated; or, The Novels and Histories, on which the Plays of Shakespear are founded, collected and translated from the original...
Literary responses Charlotte Lennox
The Monthly Review called the first two volumes very judicious and truly critical.
Griffiths, Ralph, and George Edward Griffiths, editors. Monthly Review. R. Griffiths.
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CL later wrote that the work had been received with very general favour
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection (Concluded)”. Harvard Library Bulletin, No. 4, pp. 416 - 35.
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and was translated into German...
Reception Charlotte Lennox
Among modern scholars, Duncan Isles called this the fullest and probably most reliable biography, and Susan Carlile regrets that it has not been more used.
Carlile, Susan. “Expanding the Feminine: Reconsidering Charlotte Lennox’s Age and The Life of Harriot Stuart”. Eighteenth-Century Novel, edited by Albert J. Rivero and George Justice, pp. 103 - 37.
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This year three magazines ran articles about CL (a...
Textual Production Charlotte Lennox
CL printed proposals (written for her by Johnson ) for a subscription edition of her collected Works; but nothing came of this.
Duncan Isles gives the date as 27 March.
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection”. Harvard Library Bulletin, No. 4, pp. 317 - 44.
327
Fleeman, John David, and James McLaverty. A Bibliography of the Works of Samuel Johnson. Clarendon Press, 2000.
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