Mentoring in eighteenth-century British literature and culture / edited by Anthony W. Lee.

Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010.
ix, 254 p. ; 25 cm.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Mentoring of authors -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.
Mentoring in literature.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).
Introduction : authority and influence in eighteenth-century British literary mentoring / James William Johnson
"Reverend shapes" : Lord Rochester's many mentors / James William Johnson
"Manly strength with modern softness" : Dryden and the mentoring of women writers / Anne Cotterill
Alexander Pope : perceived patron, misunderstood mentor / Shef Rogers
"I will have you spell right, let the world go how it will" : Swift the (tor)mentor / Brean Hammond and Nicholas Seager
Candide and Tom Jones : Voltaire, perched on Fielding's shoulders / E. M. Langille
Filling blanks in the Richardson Circle : the unsuccessful mentorship of Urania Johnson / Nicholas D. Nace
Raising a risible nation : merry mentoring and the art (and sometimes science) of joking greatness / Kevin L. Cope
The education of Henry Sampson Woodfall, newspaperman / Lance Bertelsen
The text of the missed encounter : mentorship as absence in Smart, Johnson, Bate, and Trilling / Thomas Simmons
Who's mentoring whom? : mentorship, alliance, and rivalry in the Carter-Johnson relationship / Anthony W. Lee
The duties of a scholar : Samuel Johnson in Piozzi's Anecdotes / Elizabeth Hedrick
Mothers, Marys, and reforming "the rising generation" : Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Hays / Margaret Kathryn Sloan.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Lee, Anthony W.
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