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Aaron Hill Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 30 pages of information about the life of Aaron Hill.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Aaron Hill

Aaron Hill is usually recognized because of others' achievements, not his own. He is probably better known as one of Alexander Pope's targets in the Dunciad than for his own poetry. So, too, his role in the development of the periodical or the critical essay is obscured by the essays of his friend Sir Richard Steele. Similarly, in the history of eighteenth-century drama or theater management, one finds Hill overshadowed by Henry Fielding and David Garrick. Even Dorothy Brewster in her 1913 study of Hill added to the growing list of figures who stand out more clearly than he does. While she increased our understanding of the eighteenth-century impresario, she also offered a valuable perspective when she wrote: "Those who have written in recent years of Richardson and Fielding, of Pope and Thomson and Savage, have found Hill in their path." One might in all fairness ask, if others...

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