Volume 11 (2000)
- Preface (full text available
"Slow Rises Worth": Poverty in Johnson's World
- Paul J. Korshin, "Samuel Johnson's Life Experience with
Poverty," pp. 3-20.
- R. D. Stock, "Samuel Johnson and the Snares of Poverty," pp.
- James G. Basker, "'The Next Insurrection': Johnson, Race, and
Rebellion," pp. 37-51.
- Mona Scheuermann, "Ferocious Countenance: The Upper Classes
Look at the Poor," pp. 53-79.
- J. A. Downie, "Johnson's Politics," pp. 81-104.
- Daniel P. Gunn, "The Lexicographer's Task: Language, Reason,
and Idealism in Johnson's Dictionary Preface," pp. 105-24.
- Paul Tankard, "A Clergyman's Reading: Books Recommended by
Samuel Johnson," pp. 125-43.
- Sarah Jordan, "Samuel Johnson and Idleness," pp. 145-76.
- Michael Bundock, "Johnson's 'Vile Melancholy' and The Life
of Savage," pp. 177-85.
- Aaron Stavisky, "Johnson's 'Vile Melancholy': A Response to
Bundock," pp. 187-203.
- Richard B. Sher, "Boswell on Robertson and the Moderates: New
Evidence," pp. 205-15.
- Daniel J. Ennis, "The Making of the Poet Laureate, 1730," pp.
- Thomas R. Preston, "Moral Spin Doctoring, Delusion, and
Chance: Wakefield's Vicar Writes an Enlightenment Parable," pp.
- Jeffrey Meyers, "Donald Greene: A Memoir," pp. 283-95.
- Peter M. Briggs, "The Horn of Plenty: Some Recent Symposium
Volumes in Eighteenth-Century Studies," pp. 297-332. Includes
discussions of Alexander Pope: World and Word, ed. Howard
Erskine-Hill; Eighteenth-Century Lexis and Lexicography,
ed. Andrew Gurr; The Historical Imagination in Early Modern
Britain, ed. Donal R. Kelley and David Harris Sachs; The
Margins of Orthodoxy, ed. Roger D. Lund; Pope, Swift, and
Women Writers, ed. Donald C. Mell; Jacobitism and
Eighteenth-Century English Literature, ed. Ronald Paulson;
Pleasure in the Eighteenth Century, ed. Roy Porter and
Mary Mulvey Roberts; and New Essays on Samuel Richardson,
ed. Albert J. Rivero.
- Lawrence Lipking, Samuel Johnson: The Life of an
Author, reviewed by Thomas Kaminski, pp. 333-40.
- Jacobitism and Eighteenth-Century English Literature,
a Special Issue of ELH, reviewed by Robert Folkenflik, pp.
- Thomas M. Curley, Sir Robert Chambers: Law, Literature,
and Empire in the Age of Johnson, reviewed by Gloria Sybil
Gross, pp. 349-52.
- Elizabeth Bohls, Women Travel Writers and the Language of
Aesthetics, 1716-1818, reviewed by Mona Scheuermann, pp.
- Marcus Walsh, Shakespeare, Milton and Eighteenth-Century
Literary Editing: The Beginnings of Interpretive Scholarship,
reviewed by Shirley White Johnston, pp. 358-63.
- Jerry C. Beasley, Tobias Smollett: Novelist, reviewed
by Thomas M. Curley, pp. 363-67.
- Frans de Bruyn, The Literary Genres of Edmund Burke: The
Political Uses of Literary Form, reviewed by Patricia
Craddock, pp. 367-75.
- Liz Bellamy, Commerce, Morality and the Eighteenth-
Century Novel; Deidre Shauna Lynch, The Economy of
Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner
Meaning, reviewed by James Cruise, pp. 375-86.
- Jonathan Lamb, The Rhetoric of Suffering: Reading the Book
of Job in the Eighteenth Century, reviewed by Thomas R.
Preston, pp. 386-90.
- Paula McDowell, The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics,
and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730,
reviewed by Albert J. Rivero, pp. 390-92.
- Index to vol. 11, pp. 393-400.
- Cumulative Index to vols. 1-10, pp. 401-64.