The Adventurer (newspaper)

The Adventurer (1752–1754) was a London 18th-century bi-weekly newspaper undertaken after the successful conclusion of The Rambler.[1] Contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson.[2][3]


  1. ^ Chalmers, Alexander (1802). "Historical and Biographical Preface to The Adventurer". The British Essayists: The Adventurer. Vol. 1. London: C. Woodfall. p. ix.
  2. ^ Chambers, Robert; Patrick, David (1902). "Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature". Internet Archive. London: W&R Chambers. pp. 12, 410, 459. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. ^ The Works of Samuel Johnson: The Adventurer and Idler. London: Printed for W. Pickering, London; and Talboys and Wheeler, Oxford, 1825

Further readingEdit

  • The Adventurer. v.1 (1752); v.2 (1753); v.3 (1753)