- Title Pages
- A Note On References
- 1 <i>Revision and Religion</i>
- 2 <i>Forging a Polemical Style: Gibbon’s</i> Vindication <i>and Literary Warfare, 1694–1779</i>
- 3 <i>‘Too deeply into the mud of the Arian controversy’: Gibbon and the Early Church Fathers</i>
- 4 <i>‘Enthusiasm and Imposture’: Gibbon and Mahomet</i>
- 5 Gibbon’s Unfinished History
- 6 The ‘Memoirs’: Autobiography in Time of Revolution
- 7 ‘As common as any the most vulgar thing to sense’: Three Versions of the Death of a Father
- 8 ‘Fourteen months, the most barren and unprofitable of my whole life’: Five Versions of Residence in Oxford
- 9 <i>The Making of Gibbon’s</i> Miscellaneous Works
- 2. GIBBON’S ‘MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE’: DRAFTS, CORRESPONDENCE, AND CONTEXT
- (p.364) Conclusion
- Gibbon and the 'Watchmen of the Holy City'
- Oxford University Press
The short conclusion draws out the implications of this study for both the reputation of Gibbon himself, and also for our ideas of late eighteenth-century authorship.
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