Tobias George Smollett

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Noun1.Tobias George Smollett - Scottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)Tobias George Smollett - Scottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)
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Arbuthnot.o She explores ideological pressures that altered lyric voice and style in James Thomson, Thomas Gray, William Collins, and Winchilsea; how rhetorical, chiastic practices of early novels allow contact between real and fictional worlds; and the interrelationship between lyric and novel in works by Henry Fielding, Tobias George Smollett, Richardson, Frances Brooke, Charlotte Smith, and others, to show how lyric marked the boundaries that related interior experience to communal life and how novelists created fictions of consciousness to focus readers' movements from the world of reading to the worlds of novels.
Death of of novelist Tobias George Smollett; 1901: Birth of choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton; 1908: Lt Selfridge became the first passenger to die in an air crash when the aeroplane he was assessing for military purposes with Orville Wright nose-dived and crashed; 1948: Australian batsman Sir Donald Bradman played his last innings on British soil scoring 123 against Scotland; 1985: Welsh designer and fabric retailer Laura Ashley died.