Volume 8 (1997)
- Preface (full text available
Samuel Johnson and Jacobitism
- Howard Erskine-Hill, "A Kind of Liking for
Jacobitism," pp. 3-13.
- J. C. D. Clark, "The Cultural Identity of Samuel Johnson," pp.
- Donald Greene, "Jonathan Clark and the Abominable Cultural
Mind-Set," pp. 71-88.
- Howard D. Weinbrot, "Johnson and Jacobitism Redux: Evidence,
Interpretation, and Intellectual History," pp. 89-125.
- Thomas M. Curley, "Johnson No Jacobite; or, Treason Not Yet
Unmasked: Part II, a Quotable Rejoinder from A to C," pp. 127-31.
- Michael Caldwell, "Dr. Clark and Mr. Holmes: Speculation in
Johnsonian Biography," pp. 133-48.
- Lawrence Lipking, "New Light on Johnson's Duck," pp. 149-58.
- Jerome M. Reich, M.D., "Convulsion of the Lung: An Historical
Analysis of the Cause of Dr. Johnson's Fatal Emphysema," pp. 159-74.
- James G. Basker, "Myth upon Myth: Johnson, Gender, and the
Misogyny Question," pp. 175-87.
- Maximillian E. Novak, "The Sensibility of Sir Herbert Croft
in Love and Madness and the 'Life of Edward Young,'" pp.
- Mary Margaret Stewart, "William Collins's Ode on the Death of
Charles Ross: The Search for Audience and Patronage," pp. 209-22.
- Jeanne Griggs, "Self-Praise and the Ironic Personal Panegyric
of Peter Pindar," pp. 223-53.
- Eric J. Frischhertz, "Laurence Sterne's Treatment of a New
Mode of Discourse: Nonverbal Communication in Tristram
Shandy," pp. 255-78.
- William McCarthy, "The Celebrated Academy at Palgrave: A
Documentary History of Anna Letitia Barbauld's School," pp. 279-392.
- Isobel Grundy, "Johnson's Bookman," pp. 393-404.
Index, p. 463
- Allen Reddick, review of Marshall Waingrow, ed. Boswell's
"Life of Johnson": An Edition of the Original Manuscript, in Four
Volumes (Vol. 1: 1709-1765), pp. 405-14.
- Isobel Grundy, review of Bruce Redford, ed., The Letters
of Samuel Johnson, Volume IV: 1782-1784; Volume V: Appendices
and Comprehensive Index, pp. 415-20.
- James G. Basker, review of Steven Lynn, Samuel Johnson
after Deconstruction: Rhetoric and the Rambler, pp. 420-25.
- John Abbott, review of Howard D. Weinbrot, Britannia's
Issue: the Rise of British Literature from Dryden to Ossian, pp.
- Thomas E. Kinsella, review of Boswell: Citizen of the
World, Man of Letters, ed. Irma S. Lustig, pp. 434-38.
- Peter M. Briggs, reviews of Dustin Griffin, Satire: A
Critical Reintroduction, and Claude Rawson, Satire and
Sentiment, 1660-1830, pp. 439-45.
- James Cruise, review of Barbara M. Benedict, Framing
Feeling: Sentiment and Style in English Prose Fiction,
1745-1800, pp. 446-51.
- Jeanne Griggs, review of Jon Thomas Rowland, Faint Praise
and Civil Leer: The "Decline of Eighteenth-Century
Panegyric, pp. 452-54.
- George Justice, review of Writers, Books, and Trade: An
Eighteenth-Century English Miscellany for William B. Todd,
ed. O M Brack, pp. 454-62.