Concentrating on the period 1781, this book explores how the English literary past was made. It charts how antiquarians unearthed the raw materials of the.
commences a species of literature that literary historians call "Gothic:" they are . or Love's Labyrinth, written in 1781, libretto by John O'Keefe, music by. Samuel.
Events. George Crabbe writes to Edmund Burke asking for financial assistance. The outcome is the publication of Crabbe's poem The Library. A national library.