Derek Jarrett


Derek Jarrett is Editor of the Yale edition of Horace Walpole’s Memoirs. His edition of The Memoirs of the Reign of George III will be published later this year. (March 1999)

  • The Doctor’s Prescription

    March 18, 1999

    Samuel Johnson: The Life of an Author by Lawrence Lipking

    Samuel Johnson by W. Jackson Bate

  • Battle of the Books’

    February 13, 1992
  • Twin Peaks

    December 5, 1991

    The Battle of the Books: History and Literature in the Augustan Age by Joseph M. Levine

  • Rogue Genius

    November 22, 1990

    Henry Fielding: A Life by Martin C. Battestin, with Ruthe R. Battestin

    New Essays by Henry Fielding: His Contributions to the Craftsman (1734–1739) and Other Early Journalism by Martin C. Battestin

  • Guilt-Edged Insecurity

    April 26, 1990

    Boswell: The Great Biographer, 1789–1795 edited by Marlies K. Danziger, edited by Frank Brady

    Boswell’s London Journal, 1762–1763 by James Boswell

    Boswell in Holland, 1763–1764 by James Boswell

    Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764 by James Boswell

    Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765–1766 by James Boswell

    Boswell in Search of a Wife, 1766–1769 by James Boswell

    Boswell for the Defence, 1769–1774 by James Boswell

    Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 1773 by James Boswell

    Boswell: The Ominous Years, 1774–1776 by James Boswell

    Boswell in Extremes, 1776–1778 by James Boswell

    Boswell, Laird of Auchinleck, 1778–1782 by James Boswell

    Boswell: The Applause of the Jury, 1782–1785 by James Boswell

    Boswell: The English Experiment, 1785–1789 by James Boswell

    Boswell: The Great Biographer, 1789–1795 by James Boswell