Articles

My stories have been creeping up the cover of the Times Literary Supplement since the last millennium:

The Times Literary Supplement

Having shared the limelight with Elvis, I then reached the number 3 position (just below George Steiner):

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Then came number 2 with rampaging elephants:

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Finally, I fulfilled my lifetime ambition of topping the list, sharing the cover with a well-preserved perch:

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Here's the full list of my articles:
2018
  • [2018 3 entries, The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, ed. April London]
  • [2018 ‘Bodleian Friends: The Letters of David Nichol Smith to Hugh Macdonald’ (Bodleian Library Record)]
  • [2018 ‘John Butt,’ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography]
2017
  • 2017 ‘Revisiting The Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador,’ Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 32.2: 461-93
  • 2017 ‘Old & New Foundling Hospitals for Wit in the Age of the Digital Miscellanies Index,’ Eighteenth-Century Life, ed. Abigail Williams, 116-41
2016
  • 2016 Entries on Classics, Shakespeare, 18th-century Poetry, and History, The Finest Room in the Colony: the Library of John Thomas Mullock, ed. Ágnes Juhász-Ormsby and Nancy Earle (St. John’s NL, 2016), pp. 92-93, 102-03, 106-07, 112-13
  • 2016 ‘Mason, Walpole, and “A Complete Edition of Gray,”’ Notes and Queries 63 (1): 89-91
  • 2016 ‘From “Trivial Things” to “trivial things”: Pope, Lintot, and The Rape of the Lock,’ Anniversary Essays on Alexander Pope’s Rape of the Lock, ed. Nichol (U of Toronto P), 218-47
2015
  • 2015 ‘Jockeying for Position: Horse Culture in Poetry, Prose, & The New Foundling Hospital for Wit,’ British Sporting Literature & Culture in the Long 18th Century, ed. Sharon Harrow (Ashgate), pp. 125-50, http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calc Title=1&isbn=9781472465085&lang=cy-GB
  • 2015 ‘Making the Rounds in the Old and New Foundling Hospitals for Wit: (Mis)Conceptions about Conceiving,’ The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long 18th Century, ed. Raymond Stephanson & Darren N. Wagner (U of Toronto P), pp. 477-99, http://www.utppublishing.com/The-Secrets-of-Generation-Reproduction-in-the-Long-Eighteenth-Century.html
2014
  • 2014 ‘Globetrotting Scholar: David Nichol Smith,’ The National Library of Australia Magazine 6.2 (June): 20-22
  • 2014 ‘Rape of the Lock at 300,’ Times Literary Supplement (Feb. 28), pp. 14-15
2013
  • 2013 ‘Lost trousers’ [re: founding of Jockey Club], Times Literary Supplement (July 26), pp. 14-15
2011
  • 2011 ‘To err is Popean – An Essay on Criticism at 300,’ Times Literary Supplement (May 12), pp. 14-15
  • 2011 ‘Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange,’ 3500-word entry in The Literary Encyclopedia, University of East Anglia-based web-resource
2009
  • 2009 ‘“Scum of the Earth,” “which nobody can deny” and other verbal felicities from The New Foundling Hospital for Wit,’ Regional Language Studies, 21 (Apr.): 16-22
2008
  • 2008 ‘An Annotated Facsimile of John Wilkes’s Notes on the Fragment of a Dedication,’ Bodleian Library Record, 22: 169-93
2007
  • 2007 ‘Who was Agricola Candidus?’ Notes and Queries, 252: 464-66
2006
  • 2006 ‘The Sex within the Text: Wilkes bedevilling Warburton in Notes on the Fragment of a Dedication’, TransAtlantic Crossings II: Eighteenth-Century Sexuality & Textuality, ed. Nichol, with Beardsworth & Thorarinson (St. John’s: MUN Printing Services), 133-48
2004
  • 2004 ‘John Knapton,’ Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
2001
  • 2001 ‘The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: from Hanbury Williams to John Wilkes,’ Studies in the Literary Imagination, 34 (Spr.): 101-19
2000
  • 2000 ‘Slander, scandal & satire,’ Times Literary Supplement (28 Jan.), pp. 14-15
1997
  • 1997 9 entries in Britain in the Hanoverian Age: an encyclopedia, ed. G. Newman (NY: Garland)
1996
  • 1996 ‘The (Mis)appropriation of Pope,’ Transactions of the 9th International Congress on the Enlightenment in Studies in Voltaire and Rousseau (Oxford: Voltaire Fdn.) 347 (II): 664-67
  • 1996 ‘Warburton (not!) on Copyright,’ British Journal for 18th-Century Studies, 19: 71-82
  • 1996 ‘Arthur Murphy’s Law,’ Times Literary Supplement (19 Apr.), pp. 15-16
1995
  • 1995 ‘From the Bishop of Gloucester to Lord Hailes: the correspondence of William Warburton and David Dalrymple,’ Studies in Bibliography, 48: 169-92
  • 1995 ‘J., J. & P. Knapton,’ The British Literary Book Trade, 1700-1820 in Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. James K. Bracken & Joel Silver (Detroit: Gale), 154: 170-75
  • 1995 with Jacob Larkin, ‘Wilkes & Editorial Liberty: Attacks on Warburton as Pope’s Editor,’ TransAtlantic Crossings (St. John’s: MUN Printing Services), 49-58
1994
  • 1994 ‘Biographia Britannica,’ Eighteenth-Century British Literary Biographers in Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. Steven Serafin (Detroit: Gale), 204: 287-93
  • 1994 ‘The Lives of the Poets,’ Eighteenth-Century British Literary Biographers in Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. Steven Serafin (Detroit: Gale), 204: 294-300
  • 1994 ‘Rewriting Plagiarism,’ Angelaki: Narratives of Forgery (Oxford), 1.2: 13-21
1993
  • 1993 The Correspondence of Robert Dodsley, ed. J.E. Tierney, The Library, 15: 350-54
1992
  • 1992 ‘The Knaptons and the ESTC,’ Transactions of the 8th Int’l Congress on the Enlightenment (Bristol 1991) in Studies in Voltaire and Rousseau (Oxford: Voltaire Fdn), 304: 1087-90
1990
  • 1990 ‘Lauder v. Pope in the Great Milton Controversy,’ Scottish Book Collector, 2: 19-21
  • 1990 ‘On the Use of “Copy” and “Copyright”: a Scriblerian Coinage?,’ The Library, 12: 110-20
1989
  • 1989 ‘“Flagrant” v. “Fragrant”: Beaumont, Pope & Burgess,’ Modern Philology, 87: 76-82
  • 1989 ‘A Warburton-Hill Letter: a supplement to Rousseau,’ Études Anglaises, 42: 185-7
  • 1989 ‘Pope, Warburton, Knapton, and Cole,’ Notes and Queries, 36: 54-6
1988
  • 1988 ‘Pope’s 1747 Ethic Epistles and the Essay on Man Frontispiece’ Alexander Pope: essays for the tercentenary, ed. C. Nicholson (Aberdeen: AUP), 220-35
1987
  • 1987 ‘Aberdeen, Imprints and the ESTC: towards a definitive bibliography,’ Aberdeen and the Enlightenment, ed. J. Carter and J. Pittock (Aberdeen: AUP), 309-15
  • 1987 ‘“So proper for that constant pocket use”: posthumous editions of Pope’s Works, 1751-1754,’ Man and Nature, ed. K. Graham and N. Johnson (Edmonton: Academic), 6: 81-92
  • 1987 ‘18th-Century Scottish Printing: an overview,’ Scottish Book Collector, 1: 11-12
1986
  • 1986 ‘Piracy of Pope’s Homer,’ Notes and Queries, 33: 54-6
1984
  • 1984 ‘Belli Up To Date: Scots and English sonnet translations by Robert Garioch and Anthony Burgess,’ Chapman, 39: 34-41
1983
  • 1983 ‘A Misplaced Plate in Warburton’s Pope IV,’ Notes and Queries, 30: 34-5.

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