Category Archives: Smollett (Tobias)

Falling Out of Love with Tom Jones

I have fallen out of love with “Tom Jones.” One reason may be because of the author’s sense of entitlement.

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Into the Depths with Smollett (Don’t Ask)

My upcoming colonoscopy has me thinking about Tobias Smollett’s “Humphry Clinker.”

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Everyone Has a Place at the Table

Tobias Smollett’s depiction in “Humphry Clinker” of different perspectives on social change is relevant today.

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Random Reading: Intoxicant, Tranquilizer

A. S. Byatt describes narrative as “one of the best intoxicants or tranquilizers.”

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