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Lewis Theobald

his contribution to English scholarship, with some unpublished letters

by Richard Foster Jones

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theobald, -- Mr. -- 1688-1744

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    Statementby Richard Foster Jones, Ph. D. submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy, in the faculty of philosophy, Columbia university.
    SeriesColumbia University studies in English and comparative literature, Library of English literature -- LEL 11766.
    ContributionsTheobald, Mr. 1688-1744.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxi, p., 1 l., 363 p.
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13564195M
    LC Control Number19006896
    OCLC/WorldCa28408008

      "Theobald, Lewis," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Lewis Theobald (baptized April 2, - Septem ) was an English poet, translator, and editor, best known for his edition of the works of William Shakespeare. Theobald, originally an attorney, took to literature, translated from Plato, the Greek dramatists, and Homer, and wrote also essays, biographies, and poems. In he published Shakespeare Restored etc., in .

    By: Lewis Theobald () This play is based on story told in Cervantes' Don Quixote, and some believe it is a reconstruction of a lost play by Shakespeare and Fletcher. Duke Angelo and his son Roderick are concerned about the activities of the duke's younger son, Henriquez. They enlist his friend, Julio, as a spy. Lewis Theobald [graphic] / Wm. Hogarth pinxt. Published/Created: [London]: Pubd. Jany. 20th by Wm. Richardson, Castle St., Leicester Fields, [20 January ] Physical Description: 1 print: engraving and engraving on wove paper ; plate mark x 14 cm, on sheet x 15 cm.

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Lewis Theobald, British textual editor and author, was a landmark Lewis Theobald book both in the history of Shakespearean editing and in literary satire.

He was vital for the establishment of fair texts for Shakespeare, and he was the first avatar of Dulness in Alexander Pope's The Dunciad/5.

Lewis Theobald, (baptized April 2,Sittingbourne, Kent, Eng.—died Sept. 18,London), the first Shakespearean editor to approach the plays with the respect and attention then normally reserved for Classical texts.

When in Theobald brought out his Shakespeare Restored; or, A Specimen of the Many Errors As Well Committed As Unamended by Mr. Pope. Lewis Theobald, British textual editor and author, was a landmark figure both in the history of Shakespearean editing and in literary satire.

He was vital for the establishment of fair texts for Shakespeare, and he was the first avatar of Dulness in Alexander Pope's The Dunciad.4/5. Lewis THEOBALD ( - ) This play is based on story told in Cervantes' Don Quixote, and some believe it is a reconstruction of a lost play by Shakespeare and Fletcher.

Duke Angelo and his son Roderick are concerned about the activities of the duke's younger son, Henriquez. Get this from a library. Lewis Theobald: his contribution to English scholarship with some unpublished letters.

[Richard Foster Jones; Theobald, Mr.]. Preface to the Works of Shakespeare () [Theobald, Lewis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Preface to the Works of Shakespeare ()3/5(1). Since his death inTheobald's tarnished reputation as a scholar and critic has been determined chiefly by Pope's Dunciad Variorum () and by Johnson's Preface to Shakespeare ().

Placing Pope and Johnson's hostile views in their social and intellectual context, Seary reassesses Theobald's aims and achievements from the perspective of twentieth-century Cited by: Lewis Theobald and the editing of Shakespeare.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Read this book on Questia. Lewis Theobald's edition of Shakespeare () is one cornerstone of modern Shakespearian scholarship and hence of English literary scholarship in general.

Editor Lewis Theobald on Alexander Pope’s editing of a passage in Hamlet (): 40801o Body shall perswade me that Mr. Pope could be awake, and with his Eyes open, and revising a Book, which was to be publish’d under his Name, yet let an Error, like the following, escape his Observation and Correction.

Introduction. Lewis Theobald attacked Pope’s edition in Shakespeare Restored, a long, very detailed analysis of the errors in Pope’s edition–primarily in Hamlet, but most of the other plays are discussed also. Pope retaliated in every way imaginable, the most famous being making Theobald (or “Tibbald” as he styled him) the hero of his Dunciad.

Pope first published The Dunciad in in three books, with Lewis Theobald as its "hero." The poem was not signed, and he used only initials in the text to refer to the various Dunces in the kingdom of Dulness.

However, "Keys" immediately came out to identify the figures mentioned in the text, and an Irish pirate edition was printed that filled in the names (sometimes inaccurately).

Now, the Age, in which Shakespeare liv’d, having, above all others, a wonderful Affection to appear Learned, They declined vulgar Images, such as are immediately fetch’d from Nature, and rang’d thro’ the Circle of the Sciences to fetch their.

Portrait of William Shakespeare in Lewis Theobald’s edition. A number of the important eighteenth-century editions of Shakespeare’s works identified by Franklin in his book Shakespeare Domesticated are contained in the Stokes Shakespeare Collection.

Among them is the edition edited by playwright and later Poet Laureate Nicolas. Since his death inTheobald's reputation as a scholar and critic has been determined chiefly by Pope's Dunciad Variorum () and Johnson's Preface to Shakespeare ().

This study, while putting the hostile views of Pope and Johnson into their intellectual and social contexts, reassesses Theobald's aims and achievements from the perspective of twentieth-century.

* includes the special bonus play of DOUBLE FALSEHOOD, which the critic Lewis Theobald claimed was Shakespeare’s lost play in Decide for yourself – could this really be the long lost CARDENIO.

* ALL the sonnets and other poetry, with excellent formatting in their own special contents table – find that special sonnet quickly and easily.

THEOBALD, LEWIS (–), editor of Shakespeare, was the son of Peter Theobald, an attorney practising at Sittingbourne in Kent. He was born in that town and was baptised at the parish church, as the register testifies, on 2 April Lewis Theobald abandoned the law for a career as a translator, poet, and editor; he was brave enough (or foolhardy enough) to find fault with both John Dennis and Alexander Pope.

In Shakespeare Restored (), Theobald pointed out editorial errors and oversights in Pope's edition of Shakespeare, for which he was awarded the chief place in the. Lewis Theobald.

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This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Theobald (Theobald, Mr. (Lewis), ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

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Rate it * You Rated it *Author: Richard Foster Jones.Lewis Theobald: Preface To Edition Of Shakespeare. The Attempt to write upon SHAKESPEARE is like going into a large, a spacious, and a splendid Dome thro' the Conveyance of a narrow and obscure Entry.