The Works of Tobias Smollett

Works of the eighteenth-century British man of letters in a definitive, authoritatively edited uniform edition. Each series volume includes an authoritative text, historical and critical introduction, explanatory notes, and textual commentary and apparatus. The final volume in the series, publication date to be determined, is The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle.

Alexander Pettit, a professor of English at the University of North Texas, specializes in Restoration and eighteenth-century literature. His books include Illusory Consensus and Textual Studies and the Common Reader (Georgia). In addition to his work on the Smollett series, Pettit is general and textual editor of the Selected Works of Eliza Haywood, textual editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Samuel Richardson, and general editor of British Ideas and Issues, 1660–1820.

Pettit's essays have appeared in Philological Quarterly, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Papers in Language and Literature, 1650–1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, Studies in the Literary Imagination, The Age of Johnson, Huntington Library Quarterly, and other journals.

Books in this series

The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom
Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Jerry C. Beasley
Text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane
Alain René Le Sage
Translated by Tobias Smollett
Edited by O M Brack, Jr., and Leslie A. Chilton

The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle
Tobias Smollett
Edited by John P. Zomchick and George S. Rousseau
Alexander Pettit, general editor; text edited by O M Brack, Jr., and W. H. Keithley

The Adventures of Roderick Random
Tobias Smollett
Edited by James G. Basker, Paul-Gabriel Boucé, and Nicole A. Seary
Alexander Pettit, general editor; text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses
François de Salignac de La Mothe Fénelon
Translated by Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Leslie A. Chilton
Text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The Devil upon Crutches
Alain René Le Sage
Translated by Tobias Smollett
Edited by O M Brack, Jr., and Leslie A. Chilton

The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Thomas R. Preston
Text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The History and Adventures of an Atom
Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Robert Adams Day
Text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Translated by Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Martin C. Battestin
Text edited by O M Brack Jr.

The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves
Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Robert Folkenflik
Text edited by Barbara Laning Fitzpatrick

Poems, Plays, and “The Briton”
Tobias Smollett
Introduction and notes by Byron Gassman
Texts edited by O M Brack Jr.
Assisted by Leslie A. Chilton






General Editor
Alexander Pettit

Textual Editor
O M Brack Jr.


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