Henry Mackenzie

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Mackenzie, Henry


Born Aug. 26, 1745, in Edinburgh; died there Jan. 14, 1831. Scottish writer.

The son of a physician, Mackenzie was educated at the University of Edinburgh. His novels The Man of Feeling (1771), The Man of the World (1773), and Julia de Roubigne (1777) show the influence of English sentimental poetry and of J.-J. Rousseau. A fine literary critic, Mackenzie also edited the journals The Mirror (1779-80) and The Lounger (1785-87).


Kuz’min, B. A. “Gol’dsmit i drugie romanisty sentimental’noi shkoly.” In Istoriia angliiskoi literatury, vol. 1, issue 2. Moscow-Leningrad, 1945.
Elistratova, A. A. Angliiskii roman epokhi Prosveshcheniia. Moscow, 1966. (See the name index.)
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In the case of seduction narratives, which we will exemplify here with the works of Samuel Richardson (Pamela [1740], Clarissa [1748]), Henry Mackenzie (The Man of Feeling [1771], The Man of the World [1773]), Hugh Kelly (Louisa Mildmay [1767]) and Sophie von La Roche (Geschichte des Frauleins von Sternheim [1771]), we see that the character of the virtuous young woman is backed by an appropriate education.
The 'Indianised European' figure caught the interest of late eighteenth-century writers Henry Mackenzie, Robert Bage, and John O'Keeffe, discussed by Lise Sorenson and Helen Carr.
Another unusual book is Clarence and the Goblins by Henry Mackenzie Greenby an eleven year old boy and published in Sydney by Public Library Press in 1892.
6) Susan Manning, introduction, in Henry Mackenzie, Julia de Roubigne (East Linton: Tuckwell, 1999), pp.
Henry Mackenzie raises some doubts about Home's movements in early 1757 when he notes that Home arrived in London 'soon after the publication of his tragedy in March 1757' (Mackenzie, I, 49).
Henry Mackenzie of Terrebonne, wintering partner of the North West Company and clerk of session of the St Gabriel's Street Presbyterian Church in Montreal.
The concerns of Hume, Smith, and Henry Mackenzie with constructing a theory and practice of "sociability" (to use John Mullan's term) for a changing society have been privileged in a number of readings of these authors by Mullan, Nicholas Phillipson, Richard Dwyer and others.
IN my 1982 study of the |Z' signature in the Westminster (1773-85),(1) I linked Henry Mackenzie to the magazine and tentatively identified him as |Z', author of a score of stories and essays.
Furthermore, the Society maintained literary and scientific classes both, and welcomed talks by Henry Mackenzie and the presidency of Walter Scott.
The American tradition of the man of feeling, borrowed from Henry Mackenzie and Goethe, breeds a new kind of masculinity, the silent hero or father substitute, seen in such works as Charles Brockden Brown's Clara Howard and James Fennimore Coopers's Pathfinder.
Given much has been written about John Home, Alexander Carlyle, Henry Mackenzie etc.
Then in the 1980s, his forties, he produced a series of substantial essays on Fielding, Smollett, Home's Douglas, Henry Mackenzie, Burns, and Stevenson, leading to his major book, The Protean Scot (1988), as well to as the edited collection Henry Fielding: justice Observed (1985).