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Scotophilia and "Humphrey Clinker"

Eric Rothstein

Scotophilia and "Humphrey Clinker"

the politics of beggary, bugs, and buttocks

by Eric Rothstein

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smollett, Tobias, -- 1721-1771.

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy of: University of Toronto quarterly, vol.52, no.1, (1982), pp.63-78.

    Other titlesUniversity of Toronto quarterly.
    StatementEric Rothstein.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20868232M

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    notice to Clinker that there were two suspicious fellows a-horseback, at the end of a lane, who semed waiting to attack the coach. Humphry forthwith apprised my uncle, declaring he would stand by him to the last drop of his blood; and unflinging his carbine, prepared for action. The 'squire had pistols in theMissing: Scotophilia. Buy Humphrey Clinker by Smollett, Tobias (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible g: Scotophilia.

    The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time. drunkards, decadents, and con-men, Humphrey Clinker displays Smollett's ferociously pessimistic view of mankind, and his belief that the luxury of 18th-century English existence. Franke mentions eighteenth-century anti-Scots feeling and makes a number of points about Humphry Clinker's Scotophilia, for example that the picture of Scotland is descriptive in the novel and far.


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Full of decadence, drunkenness and debauchery, and littered with double entendres, bawdy puns and scatological references, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, published only a few months before Smollett's death, is a biting and sharply observed satire of the luxury and licentiousness of eighteenth-century society.3/5(4).

Scotophilia and Humphry Clinker: The Politics of Beggary, Bugs, and Buttocks Eric Rothstein Social Class, Character, and Narrative Strategy in Humphry Clinker John Zomchick History, Humphry Clinker, and the Novel Robert Mayer Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work. Published in London on 17 Juneit is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by six different characters: Matthew Bramble, a Welsh Squire; his sister Tabitha; their 4/5(17).

Scotophilia and Humphry Clinker: The Politics of Beggary, Bugs, and Buttocks This concentrated attack, I propose, established an agenda for the irenic Humphry Clinker () by setting forth a number of topics, charges against the Scots, which Smollett tried to annul or, if possible, to turn to his own persuasive advantage.

I am led to this Cited by: 8. THE EXPEDITION OF HUMPHRY CLINKER [No. ] Smollett, T. [Tobias, ] and Arthur Machen []. Published Scotophilia and Humphrey Clinker book JuneThe Expedition of Humphry Clinker was to be Tobias Smollett's last novel. The author died in September of the same year. The author died in September of the same year.

Though Smollett is most remembered for his picaresque works, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random, Humphry Clinker is more of a travelogue than a /5().

Expedition of Humphry ClInker (Everyman's Library) by Tobias Smollett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, published in London on 17 June (just three months before Smollett's death), and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work.

It is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by six characters: Matthew Bramble, a Welsh Squire; his sister Tabitha; their niece Lydia and. Humphry Clinker is written in the form of letters that view episodes from differing perspectives and tells of a journey that the cantankerous but essentially generous Matthew Bramble makes—accompanied by various family members and servants—from his estate in Wales to Bath, London, Scotland, and back their journey they meet several eccentrics, including poverty-stricken young.

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Their various perspectives on two of the novel's minor characters, the eponymous Humphry Clinker and the combative disputant Scot Obadiah Lismahago (the most cosmopolitan figure among the recurring characters), confer substance, interest, and warmth upon characters who do not themselves write s: Buy The Expedition of Humphry Clinker By Tobias Smollett, in Good condition.

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Matthew Bramble's family (for whom Humphry Clinker is a general 3/5(1). Scotophilia and Humphry Clinker: the politics of beggary, bugs, and buttocks \/ Eric Rothstein ; Social class, character, and narrative strategy in Humphry Clinker \/ John Zomchick ; History, Humphry Clinker, and the novel \/ Robert Mayer ; Lismahago\'s captivity: transculturation in Humphry Clinker \/ Charlotte Sussman ; Sentimental miogyny.

Their various perspectives on two of the novel's minor characters, the eponymous Humphry Clinker and the combative disputant Scot Obadiah Lismahago (the most cosmopolitan figure among the recurring characters), confer substance, interest, and warmth upon characters who do not themselves write letters.

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A long read, worthwhile for the dry comedy and contrasts, a little boring when centuries old politics is being discussed. Interesting for old spelling of words which points at derivations of some. Published Reviews: “What passes for wine among us, is not the juice of the grape.

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