in the Enlightenment: Travels through France, Italy, and Scotland.
(25) Tobias Smollett
, The Adventures of Roderick Random, ed.
"The Function of the Grotesque in Humphry Clinker." Modern Critical Views: Tobias Smollett
The Georgia Edition of the Works of Tobias Smollett
. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1990.
Later adopting the ode as his favorite poetic form, Akenside was more than willing to consider himself the English Pindar, one of several aspects of his character that was satirized in Tobias Smollett
's novel The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle , in which Akenside appears as the physician in scenes set on the European continent.
7 Louis Martz, The Later Career of Tobias Smollett
(London: Archon Books, 1967) 176-80; T.
The earliest reference to him is in the 1751 book The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett
. He is described as having saucer eyes, three rows of teeth, horns, a tail, and blue smoke coming from his nostrils.
On one such trip, when traveling in the company of his mother in the early summer of 1766, he was to find himself residing at the same accommodation as Tobias Smollett
in the West Riding spa town of Harrogate.
These include Henry Fielding, Tobias Smollett
, George Elliot, Dickens and perhaps Milton and Defoe.
She also looks at women writers like the poet Jane Brereton; at Pro-Hanoverian sermons; the novelists Tobias Smollett
, Anna Marie Bennett and Edward Davies; and the myth of the massacre of the bards.
Judging from the present volume, every century seems to have its English or at least its English-speaking Cervantes: Samuel Butler in the seventeenth, Henry Fielding and Tobias Smollett
in the eighteenth, Mark Twain in the nineteenth, and Roy Campbell in the twentieth.
Civic leaders in Renton, Dunbartonshire, are spending pounds 100,000 to honour the name of 18th century author Tobias Smollett
. They hope to make him as famous in the area as Robert Burns is in Ayrshire.