Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, a McMaster University journal

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A View of the City of Carlisle” from Tobias Smollett, The Present State of All Nations, Containing a Geographical, Natural, Commercial, and Political History of All the Countries in the Known World (London, 1768), opp. 282; and “A View of Glasgow”, opp. 103. [An ambitious tome!]

For more on Tobias Smollett and his literary efforts, read the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles [free to read on the journal’s archive at Digital Commons]:

"Fools of Prejudice": Sympathy and National Identity in the Scottish Enlightenment and Humphry Clinker
Author: Evan Gottlieb

Tobias Smollett, Anthony Walker, and the First Illustrated Serial Novel in English
Author: Robert Folkenflik

Fathoming Intelligence: The ‘Impartial’ Novelist and the Passion for News in Tobias Smollett’s Ferdinand Count Fathom
Author: Lee F. Kahan

"The Tinsel of the Times": Smollett’s Argument against Conspicuous Consumption in Humphry Clinker
Author: Susan L. Jacobsen

Filed under 18th+century historical geography eighteenth century Eighteenth-Century Fiction tobias smollett Carlisle Glasgow 18th-century history cityscapes landscape scenery city

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Algiers in the 18th century: a fascinating rendering of an African cityscape that includes elements of map-drawing.
For more on voyages to Africa and mentions of Africa in 18th-century European literature, as well as discussions of colonialism, see the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles on the McMaster University Digital Commons archive:
The Black Captain and Scarmentado: Tyrant and Fool?Author: Roy S. Wolper
Identifying Foreign Bodies: New Philosophers and Hottentots in Elizabeth Hamilton’s Memoirs of Modern PhilosophersAuthor: Claire Grogan
Simon Berington’s Adventures of Sig’r Gaudentio di LuccaAuthors: A.D. Harvey, Jean-Michel Racault
Consuming Indians: Tsonnonthouan, Colonialism, and the Commodification of CultureAuthor: Robbie J. Richardson
Maria Edgeworth’s Déjà-Voodoo: Interior Decoration, Retroactivity, and Colonial Allegory in ‘The AbsenteeAuthor: Clara Tuite
Maria Edgeworth’s The Grateful Negro: A Site for Rewriting RebellionAuthor: Elizabeth S. Kim

Algiers in the 18th century: a fascinating rendering of an African cityscape that includes elements of map-drawing.

For more on voyages to Africa and mentions of Africa in 18th-century European literature, as well as discussions of colonialism, see the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles on the McMaster University Digital Commons archive:

The Black Captain and Scarmentado: Tyrant and Fool?
Author: Roy S. Wolper

Identifying Foreign Bodies: New Philosophers and Hottentots in Elizabeth Hamilton’s Memoirs of Modern Philosophers
Author: Claire Grogan

Simon Berington’s Adventures of Sig’r Gaudentio di Lucca
Authors: A.D. Harvey, Jean-Michel Racault

Consuming Indians: Tsonnonthouan, Colonialism, and the Commodification of Culture
Author: Robbie J. Richardson

Maria Edgeworth’s Déjà-Voodoo: Interior Decoration, Retroactivity, and Colonial Allegory in ‘The Absentee
Author: Clara Tuite

Maria Edgeworth’s The Grateful Negro: A Site for Rewriting Rebellion
Author: Elizabeth S. Kim

Filed under 18th Century Africa 18th-century literature Eighteenth-Century Fiction eighteenth century map-drawing cityscapes