Lewis Theobald

Standard Name: Theobald, Lewis


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Friends, Associates Eliza Haywood
At this point in her life EH entered on literary relationships with Aaron Hill (who, with some gallant condescension, was a good friend to women writers) and his circle. They included Richard Savage (who has...
Textual Features Alexander Pope
The scholar Lewis Theobald was guyed as its hero, son of the goddess Dulness. The concept is brilliantly clever and much of the fun is riotous. Pope's hostility toward writers toiling for money, and...
Textual Features Alexander Pope
In this, the final version, Lewis Theobald 's place as mock-hero was taken by Colley Cibber , which shifted the target from pedantry to shallowness and frivolity.


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