George Robinson

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Standard Name: Robinson, George,, 1736 - 1801

Connections

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Leisure and Society Ann Radcliffe
Soon after returning from their European travels, AR and her husband went to a literary dinner given by her publisher George Robinson to celebrate the success of The Mysteries of Udolpho. Elizabeth Inchbald was...
Publishing Mary Hays
The Analytical assignment was useful in bringing her into contact with Joseph Johnson (as her Monthly reviewing had made her acquainted with Richard Phillips and her Critical work had made her acquainted with George Robinson
Publishing Charlotte Smith
Her former publisher, the firm of Cadell , was just passing to a new generation. Both Thomas Cadells , father and son , and William Davies (partner of the latter) found Desmond too revolutionary: it...

Timeline

January 1756
The Critical Review, or Annals of Literature, a monthly, began publishing under the editorship of Tobias Smollett , ostensibly by a Society of Gentlemen.
1763
George Robinson founded his publishing firm in Paternoster Row, London; it became G., G. J., and J. Robinson in 1784 when his son and brother joined as partners.