Pam Perkins (chapter two) considers the controversial encroachments of fiction on travel writing--an embarrassment that was not confined, of course, to Scotland, although her essay reminds us how many notable eighteenth-century British travel writers were Scots, including novelists Tobias Smollett
and John Moore.
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett
(1771) A comic travelogue with multiple narrators.
Let us start by tracing what the second-generation cognitive sciences allow us to conclude about the reading process of the embodied reader in the following passage from the 1753 novel The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smollett
1) Tobias Smollett
, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, ed.
with an introduction by Carlos Fuentes.
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771), the last novel of Tobias Smollett
(1727-1771), combines the travelogue with the epistolary form to explore the issue of Scottish nationalism.
But reference to haggis in a 1771 novel by Tobias Smollett
, 'The Expedition of Humphry Clinker', showed that it was considered a Scottish dish by the late 18th century.
By 1793, however, the distinctively Scottish "hotbed of genius," originally identified by Tobias Smollett
, had definitely started to cool.
She also looks at women writers like the poet Jane Brereton; at Pro-Hanoverian sermons; the novelists Tobias Smollett
, Anna Marie Bennett and Edward Davies; and the myth of the massacre of the bards.
56) Tobias Smollett
in Humphry Clinker (1771) and Sir John Soane in a lecture of 1809 noted the association.
99), first published in 1999; and Jeremy Lewis's enjoyable biography of the great eighteenth-century poet, novelist and travel writer, Tobias Smollett
Civic leaders are spending pounds 100,000 to make the name of Tobias Smollett
as famous in Renton, Dunbartonshire, as Robert Burns is in Alloway, Ayrshire.