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Humphry Clinker.

Tobias Smollett

Humphry Clinker.

by Tobias Smollett

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Published by Routledge & Co.c1857. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination281p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17396470M

Humphry Clinker is an epistolary novel, a collection of letters, that charts the adventures of a family group traveling through Britain. The head of the family is Matthew Bramble, a gouty old man, who is constantly writing his doctor with his complaints and visiting areas supposed to be good for his condition. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work. [1] Published in London on 17 June (just three months before Smollett's death), it is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by six characters: Matthew Bramble, a Welsh Squire; his sister Tabitha; their .

  Humphry Clinker was published in the year of his death, JEREMY LEWIS worked in publishing for much of his life after leaving Trinity College, Dublin, in , and was a director of Chatto & Windus for ten years. He was Deputy Editor of the London Magazine from to and is now Commissining Editor of The Oldie and Editor-at-Large of /5(K).   Matthew Bramble, a gout-ridden misanthrope, travels Britain with his nephew, niece, spinster sister and man-servant, the trusty Humphry Clinker. In poor health, Bramble sees the world as one of degeneracy and raucous overcrowding, and will not hesitate to let his companions know his feelings on the matter.

London - T. Longman and G. Robinson, Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work. Published in London on 17 June , it is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by Read more. Although Humphry Clinker is full of love and lust - all the women are hot for beaux in one way or another - it is decidedly not a tale of Jery Melford's love-life. And what, you may wonder, of Humphry Clinker himself? He does not, surprisingly, figure very largely in the book /5(22).


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Published in JuneThe Expedition of Humphry Clinker was to be Tobias Smollett's last novel. The author died in September of the same year. The author died in September of the same year. Though Smollett is most remembered for his picaresque works, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random, Humphry Clinker is more of a travelogue than a /5.

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Published in London on 17 Juneit is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by six different characters: Matthew Bramble, a Welsh Squire; his sister Tabitha; their /5(16).

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A classic in the history of the English novel, it takes the form of a collection of letters written by various members of Mr. Matthew Bramble's family (for whom Humphry Clinker is a general servant) during their eight 3/5(1). Humphry Clinker was published in the year of his death, JEREMY LEWIS worked in publishing for much of his life after leaving Trinity College, Dublin, inand was a director of Chatto & Windus for ten years.

He was Deputy Editor of the London Magazine from to and is now Commissining Editor of The Oldie and Editor-at-Large of. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker is another delightful 18th century romp, although it has little or nothing to do with Humphry Clinker, who turns out to be a minor character.

The framework, as with other novels of the period, is a journey around the country by the squire Matthew Bramble, his sister Tabitha, his niece and nephew (Liddy and Jery.

The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work.

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Populated with unforgettable grotesques and written with a relish for earthy humour and wordplay, and a ferocious pessimism, Humphry Clinker is Smollett's masterpiece. The Penguin English Library - editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World :