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On Fiction, or, a colloquial and familiar Rhapsody regarding Prosaic, Poetic, and Dramatic Fiction, by Quintin Queerfellow, Gent., written in about A.D. 1820

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MS. Montagu d. 25
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'On Fiction, or, a colloquial and familiar Rhapsody regarding Prosaic, Poetic, and Dramatic Fiction, by Quintin Queerfellow, Gent.', a poem in four parts (see fols. 65, 115, 154), dealing chiefly with English Fiction of the 18th and early 19th centuries, in a long dialogue between a Poet and his friend: beg. 'Twas early in a morn of June.'

Two copies of an alphabetical index of authors mentioned are in the volume.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1820

Extent

339 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu d. 25

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 25420.

Custodial History

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 22.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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