Charles Gildon

Works Edit

  • Miscellaneous Works of the Deist, Charles Blount (1654–1693) (1695)
  • Deist's Manual (1705)
  • New Rehearsal, or Bays the younger, containing an examen of Mr. Rowe's plays, and a word or two on Mr. Pope's “Rape of the Lock,” (1714)
  • The history of the Athenian Society, for the resolving all nice and curious questions (1691)
  • Postboy robbed of his Mail … containing some 500 letters to several persons of quality
  • Miscellany Poems upon various occasions (1692)
  • Examen Miscellaneum (1701)
  • A Comparison of the two Stages (1702)
  • Life and Adventures of Defoe
  • Canons, or the Vision, addressed to James, Earl of Carnarvon’ (afterwards Duke of Chandos) (1717)
  • A Grammar of the English Tongue (anonymously, 1711), also known as:
    • Steele’s Grammar
    • Brightland’s Grammar
    • Bickerstaff’s Grammar
  • The Complete Art of Poetry (1718), in 2 vols.
  • The Laws of Poetry laid down by … Buckingham … Roscommon, and … Lansdown, illustrated and explained (1721)

Plays Edit

  • The Roman Bride's Revenge (1697)
  • Phaethon, or the Fatal Divorce (1698), based on the Medea of Euripides
  • Measure for Measure (1700), based on William Shakespeare
  • Love's Victim (1701)
  • The Patriot, or the Italian Conspiracy (1703)

Epistles Edit

  • Epistle Dedicatory in The younger brother, or, The amorous jilt: a comedy (1696) by Aphra Behn

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Works about Gildon Edit


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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