Maurice J. Quinlan Papers, 1938-1983.


Quinlan, Maurice J. (Maurice James), 1904-. Maurice J. Quinlan Papers, 1938-1983.

Maurice J. Quinlan Papers, 1938-1983.

Composed of correspondence, manuscripts, articles, class notes, research notes and diaries. The majority of the papers pertain to eighteenth century English Literature and include articles and research on William Cowper, Samuel Johnson and Jonathan Swift. Also included are materials related to Quinlan's creative writings and historical writings on such diverse topics as ballooning, Enfield, New Hampshire and methods of life-saving.

2 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800 (person)

William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

Boston College. Dept. of English (corporateBody)

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 (person)

The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Quinlan, Maurice J. (Maurice James), 1904- (person)

Literary historian, professor and author. Quinlan graduated from Yale in 1926 and received a doctorate in English Literature from Columbia in 1943. He began teaching after World War II and lectured at Boston College for twenty years before retiring in 1974. He died in 1987. From the description of Maurice J. Quinlan Papers, 1938-1983. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 36481090 ...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 (person)

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...