The Quarterly Review Archive

The Quarterly Review Archive supplies original attributions of articles published in the Quarterly during William Gifford's tenure (1809-25). The site also includes extensive notes on each of the articles, annotated transcriptions of letters by William Gifford and John Murray, information about sales and publication dates, a chronology of the founding of the journal and a bibliography of contemporary responses to the Quarterly's articles.

The Quarterly Review Archive

February, 2005
The Quarterly Review Archive supplies original attributions of articles published in the Quarterly during William Gifford's tenure (1809-25). The site also includes extensive notes on each of the articles, annotated transcriptions of letters by William Gifford and John Murray, information about sales and publication dates, a chronology of the founding of the journal and a bibliography of contemporary responses to the Quarterly's articles.

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A Chronology for 1808

February, 2005

Founding of the Quarterly Review

A Chronology for 1808

The first issue of the Quarterly Review appeared in March 1809.

The previous year, a number of developments, most related to the building conservative opposition to the liberal Edinburgh Review, precipitated the founding of the journal.

4 January Robert Southey to James Grahame states, "It will be well for Jeffrey if his abuse of Wordsworth does not draw down vengeance upon his head." (Curry, New Letters of Robert Southey, 469)

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