Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo

RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Listings for Author:  

Thomas Sheridan


Click here to select all entries:



Thomas Sheridan : Life of Swift

'Finished Sheridan's "Life of Swift"....'

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Green      Print: Book


Thomas Sheridan : Life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, The

'I could not but smile, at the same time that I was offended, to observe Sheridan, in "The Life of Swift", which he afterwards published, attempting, in the writhings of his resentment, to depreciate Johnson, by characterising him as "A writer of gigantick fame in these days of little men"; that very Johnson whom he once so highly admired and venerated'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: James Boswell      Manuscript: Unknown


Click here to select all entries:


Green Turtle Web Design