English editor and authorwd:Q1822165
country of citizenship: Great Britain
language of expression: English
occupation: literary historian, author, writer, poet, critic
Lewis Theobald (baptised 2 April 1688 – 18 September 1744), British textual editor and author, was a landmark figure both in the history of Shakespearean editing and in literary satire. He was vital for the establishment of fair texts for Shakespeare, and he was the first avatar of Dulness in Alexander Pope's The Dunciad.
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