Brewer, David A. “Making Hogarth Heritage.” Representations 72 (fall 2000): 21-63.
Contends that elements of Hogarth's work were cited and appropriated by such a wide variety of writers and artists that by the early nineteenth century Hogarth was considered “part of the English national heritage,” with a reputation second only to Shakespeare's.
Cantrell, Pamela. “Writing the Picture: Fielding, Smollett, and Hogarthian Pictorialism.” Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture 24 (1995): 69-89.
Suggests that Hogarth's work was ideologically closer to Tobias Smollett's than to Henry Fielding's, as is...
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