CFP: Essays in Criticism on Arbuthnot (12/1/03; collection)

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Proposals for a collection of essays on Dr. John Arbuthnot are sought; the
collection, Essays in Criticism on John Arbuthnot, is scheduled to be
published at the beginning of 2004 (February). Essays may deal with any
aspect of Arbuthnot’s (literary) career as an influential critic and
satirist who had strong ties with the Scriblerus club.

Proposals of about 500 words should be sent to the editor, Sandro Jung at by March 2003. Completed essays of about
5000-8000 words are due by 1 December 2003.

Proposals are especially encouraged that deal with the very diverse
correspondence of Arbuthnot.

Topics to be explored would be the Scriblerians, Arbuthnot and Pope,
satire, John Bull, correspondence, Arbuthnot’s literary uses of
personification and satire, the Edinburgh and Glasgow publishing market,
royal patronage.

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