A Dictionary Of The Anonymous And Pseudonymous Literature Of Great Britain

Author: Samuel Halkett
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The name "Allibone" in the above list refers to Mr Allibone's Dictionary of English
Literature, which contains a very excellent article on Junius, and a full list of the
claimants. 4. Boyd has been described as "an admirer of Junius, and vain
enough to wish to be thought the author." He is one of the supposed authors
whose claims are considered by Sir Nathaniel Wraxall (memoirs of his own Time,
1836, ii., 93-94). 5. Burke made three distinct denials, which have been recorded,
one to Lord ...

James Kennedy W A Smith A F Johnson

Publisher: Ardent Media
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PREFACE Although it is nearly one hundred and seventy years since a
suggestion was first put forward in the pages of the Gentleman s Magazine for a
dictionary of anonymous and pseudonymous English literature, on the lines of
those which had already appeared in Germany," it was not until a century later
that the suggestion was actively taken up. From 1840 onwards, however, the
question was always very much in the air. Appeals continued to appear in the
literary journals for the ...