In this collection of Dobson’s essays, the subjects range from the romantic and classical to the academic and humanitarian. Among other delights, the reader will walk with Warburton, Fielding, Pope, and Pitt on the grounds of the renowned Prior Park. Excitingly, the chapter on Fielding includes letters never before published.
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About the Author
Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921), known as Austin Dobson, was a distinguished English poet and essayist. He published his first collection of poems, Vignettes in Rhyme, in 1873. In addition to poetry, he wrote a number of biographies, including studies of Henry Fielding, Richard Steele, Fanny Burney, Oliver Goldsmith, and Horace Walpole.