[Note: To be added to as occasion offers--a work very much in progress]

Before 1985

1968 Hayes, Curtis W. "Edward Gibbon: Linguistics, Syntax, and Style." College Composition and Communication19: 204-210.

1971 Christ, Jack M. History and Personality in Autobiography. DAI 31: 5392A(Pa.).

1975 Kohn, Ingeborg M. "Montaigne et Edward Gibbon: Le Pelerinage a Rome." Bulletin de la Societe des Amis de Montaigne [France] 16: 77-82.

1977 Garrison, James D. "Gibbon and the 'Treacherous Language of Panegyrics.'" Eighteenth-Century Studies 11: 40-62.

1978 New, Melvyn. "Gibbon, Middleton and the 'Barefooted Fryars.'" Notes and Queries 25: 51-52.

1982 Pitre, David W. "Francis Jeffrey and Religion: Excerpts from His 1799-1800 Commonplace Book." Eighteenth-Century Life 8 (no. 1, Oct.): 95-107.

1982 Robinson, Peter. "In Another's Words: Thomas Hardy's Poetry." English 31 (no. 141, Autumn): 221-46.

1983 Miller, Henry K. "Some Relationships between Humor and Religion in Eighteenth Century Britain." Thalia: Studies in Literary Humor 6 (no. 1, Spring-Summer): 48-59.

1983 West, Francis. "Classical Temper in Historiography," in Hardy, John, and McCredie, Andrew, eds., The Classical Temper in Western Europe. Papers from the Annual Symposium of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne: Oxford UP, pp. 103-116.

1984 Boos, Florence. "Morris's German Romances as Socialist History." Victorian Studies 27 (no. 3, Spring): 321-42.


1985 Smitten, Jeffrey. "Impartiality in Robertson's History of America." Eighteenth-Century Studies 19 (no. 1, Fall): 56-77.


1986 Brownley, Martine Watson. "Clarendon, Gibbon, and the Art of Historical Portraiture." English Language Notes 24 (no. 1, Sept.): 49-58.

1986 Epstein, William. "Professing Gibbon: The Autobiographical Profession of Literary Study." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 27 (no. 2, Spring): 115-140.


1987 Baridon, Michel. "On the Relation of Ideology to Form in Johnson's Style," in Nath, Prem, ed., Fresh Reflections on Samuel Johnson: Essays in Criticism. Troy: Whitston, pp. 85-105

1987 Carnochan, W. B. Gibbon's Solitude: The Inward World of the Historian.  Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Press, xiv + 225 pp.

1987 Craddock, Patricia. "'Immortal Affectation': Responses to Gibbon's Style." The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual 1: 327-46.

1987 Pelikan, Jaroslav. The Excellent Empire: The Fall of Rome and the Triumph of the Church. The Rauschenbusch Lectures, New Series 1. San Francisco: Harper & Row, xiii + 133 pp.

1987 Risch, Karen Mollica. Edward Gibbon's Narrative Techniques: The Structures of 'The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.' DAI 47 (no. 8, Feb): 3050A.

1987 Turnbull, Paul. "'Buffeted for Ancestral Sins': Some Neglected Aspects of Gibbon's Roman Conversion." Eighteenth-Century Life 11 (1) (Feb.) 18-35.

1987 Womersley, David J. "Lord Bolingbroke and Eighteenth-Century Historiography." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 28 (no. 3, Fall): 217-234.


1988 Bowersock, Glen. W. Gibbon's historical imagination : presented at the Stanford Humanities Center, May 8, 1987 on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Edward Gibbon's birth.   Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Humanities Center, 1988. 17 pp.

1988 Burgess, Anthony. "Mr. Gibbon and the Huns." New York Times Book Review (Feb. 28, 1988), pp. 1, 36-37.

1988 Craddock, Patricia. "Gibbon's Choice of Lausanne, 1783-94." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture: 359-373.

1988 Day, Robert Adams. "Gibbon and the Language of History." Etudes Anglaises 41 (no. 2, Apr.-June): 155-164.

1988 Issawi, Charles. "Another Source for Pride and Prejudice." Persuasions: Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America 10 (Dec. 16): 43.

1988 Nollendorfs, Cora Lee. "Schiller and Edward Gibbon's 'Essay on the Study of Literature,'"in Ugrinsky, Alexej and Wittkowski, Wolfgang, eds., Friedrich von Schiller and the Drama of Human Existence. Contributions to the Study of World Literature 25. New York: Greenwood, 109-117.

1988 Peereboom, J. J. "Delen van Gibbon." Maatstaf [Netherlands] 36 (no. 9-10, Sept.-Oct.):198-205.

1988 Porter, Roy. Gibbon. Historians on Historians. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ix +187 pp.

1988 Womersley, David J. "Gibbon's Apostasy." British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 11 (no. 1, Spring): 51-70.

1988 Womersley, David. The Transformation of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Thought 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ix + 318 pp.


1989 Baridon, Michel. "Edward Gibbon A Referencce Guide." Etudes Anglaises 42: 103-104.

1989 Craddock, Patricia B. Edward Gibbon: 'Luminous' Historian 1772-1794.  Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 432 pp.

1989 Gardner, Joseph H. "'To Cease upon the Midnight': Keats and Gibbon." English Language Notes 26 (no. 4, June):: 47-49.

1989 Jemielity, Thomas. "Gibbon among the Aeolists: Islamic Credulity and Pagan Fanaticism in The Decline and Fall." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 19: 165-83.

1989 Litvack, Leon B. "Theodora Phranza: Or, Neale's Fears Realized." Victorian Review 15 (no. 2, Fall): 1-14.

1989 Machann, Clinton. "Edward Gibbon's Memoirs of My Life and the Genre of Autobiography in Victorian England. Prose Studies 12 (no. 1, May): 25-43.

1989 Palmeri, Frank. "History as Monument: Gibbon's Decline and Fall." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 19: 225-45.

1989 Parke, Catherine N. "Edward Gibbon by Edward Gibbon." Modern Language Quarterly 50 (no. 1, Mar.): 23-37.

1989 Womersley, David J. "A Complex Allusion in Gibbon's Memoirs." Notes and Queries 36 (234) (no. 1, Mar.): 68-70.


1990 Black, J. M. "Edward Gibbon A Reference Guide." Durham University Journal 82 (no.2): 270-71.

1990 Cosgrove, Peter William. Textual Republic: Edward Gibbon and the Problem of Historical Narrative in the Enlightenment. DAI 51 (no. 3, Sept.): 860A.

1990 Giddey, Ernest. "Gibbon, Byron, and the Idea of Revolution." The Byron Journal 18: 50-60.

1990 Hamilton, Richard. "Gibbon's Use of Sources in the Portrait of Hypatia." English Language Notes. 28 (no. 2, Dec): 6-16.

1990 Johnston, J. F., Jr. "Decadence Revisited." Modern Age 33 (no. 1, Spring): 23-32.

1990 Nollendorfs, Cora Lee. "Edward Gibbons Essai sur l'etude de la litterature als Quelle von Schillers Begriff 'sentimentalisch.'" Jahrbuch der Deutschen Schillergesellschaft [Germany] 34: 280-88.

1990 Palmeri, Frank. "The Satiric Footnotes of Swift and Gibbon." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 31( no. 3, Autumn): 245-262. Reprinted 1993 Palmeri.

1990 Palmeri, Frank. Satire in Narrative: Petronius, Swift, Gibbon, Melville, and Pynchon. Austin: U of Texas P, x + 183 pp.

1990 Peters, Timothy. "A History of Images: Christianity and Historiography in the Later Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 30 (no. 3, Summer): 503-515.

1990 Radice, Betty. "Introduction," in Gibbon, Edward, Memoirs of My Life. London, Penguin, 9-27.

1990 Ridley, R. T. "Edward Gibbon, Luminous Historian 1772-1794." Journal of Roman Studies: 265-66.

1990 Womersley, David. "From Polybianism to Perfectibilism: The Influence on Gibbon of 'Le Chevalier de Chastellux.'" British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 13 (no. 1, Spring): 47-58.


1991 Cosgrove, Peter W. "Undermining the Text: Edward Gibbon, Alexander Pope, and the Anti-Authenticating Footnote," in Barney, Stephen A. ed.., Annotation and Its Texts. Publications of the University of California Humanities Research Institute. New York: Oxford UP, 130-51.

1991 Pearson, John H. "Reading the Writing in the Drafts of Edward Gibbon's Memoirs." Biography 14 (no. 3, Summer): 222-42.

1991 Sorensen, David. "Carlyle, Gibbon, and the 'Miraculous Thing of History.'" The Carlyle Annual 12: 33-43.


1992 Goslee, David. "Newman, Gibbon, and New-Testament Christianity," in Block, Ed, Jr.,ed.., Critical Essays on John Henry Newman. English Literary Studies Mongraph Series No. 55. Victoria, BC: Dept. of English, Univ. of Victoria, pp. 75-87.

1992 Herron, Timothy Gordon Douglas. The Rhetoric of Contradiction: Readings in the Study of Dryden, Pope, and Gibbon. Queen's University dissertation 1992. DAI 52 (no. 11, May): 3938A. DAI No: DANN61607.

1992 Noonkester, Myron C. "Mr. Gibbon, Revd. Fuller, and the Apocalypse." Notes and Queries 39 (237)( no.  4, Dec): 486-89.

1992 Synan, E. A. "Boethius, Valla, and Gibbon: Roman Culture and Scholasticism." Modern Schoolman 69 (March-May):475-91.


1993 Palmeri, Frank. "The Satiric Footnotes of Swift and Gibbon," in Palmeri, ed., Critical Essays on Jonathan Swift. Critical Essays on British Literature Series. New York: G. K. Hall, pp. 187-203. Reprint of 1990.


1994 Adams, Edward. Epic History and the Novel: Gibbon, Ruskin, Adams, and the Decline and Fall of Country-House Civilization. Yale dissertation 1993. DAI 54 (no. 12, June): 4446A. DAI No: DA9414892.

1994 Foster, S. P. "Edward Gibbon and the Anti-miracle Man-- Hume's 'Of Miracles' at Work in the 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.'" Modern Schoolman 71 (March): 223-45.

1994 Gawthorp, John. "Edward Gibbon's Autobiographical Intentions: A Bicentennial View." Durham University Journal 86 (no.1, JAN): 67-71.

1994 Hamilton, Richard. "Notes toward the Nachleben of the 'Historian of Rome': Gibbon at Bloomsbury." Classical and Modern Literature 14 (no. 3, Spring): 207-39.

1994 Kaveney, R. "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," New Statesman & Society 7 (December 16): 70.

1994 Norman, Brian. "Gibbon at Lausanne. " Selected Proceedings from the Can. Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Travaux choisis de la Societe Canadienne d'Etude du Dix-huitieme Siecle, ed. D. W. Nichol and Margarete Smith. Lumen No. 13. Edmonton: Academic, pp.. 137-43.

1994 Teeuwen, Ruud. "Coming Home: Edward Gibbon's Essai sur l'etude de la litterature and the 'Quality of Foreignness.'" Orbis Litterarum: International Review of Literary Studies [Denmark] 49 (no.2): 84-98.

1994 Womersley, David. "Introduction," in Gibbon, Edward, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 vols). London: Allan Lane the Penguin Press, xi-cviii.


1995 Craddock, Patricia B. "History's Stories, Historians' Accounts: or, Why Take Edward Gibbon's Word?" in Hay, Carla H., ed.; Conger, Syndy M., assoc. ed.., The Past as Prologue: Essays to Celebrate the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of ASECS. AMS Studies in the Eighteenth Century 28. New York: AMS, pp.281-301.

1995 Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning. "Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman
Empire." Explicator 53 (no.. 2, Winter): 79-81.

1995 Noonkester, Myron C. "Memoranda, Memories and Gibbon's Memories." English Language Notes 32 (no.4, June): 65-70.


1996 Cosgrove, Peter. "The Circulation of Genres in Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." ELH 63 ( no. 1, Spring): 109-38. Available online to subscribers of Project Muse (Johns Hopkins U. Press).

1996 Lastra, Pedro. "Borges, Gibbon y El Koran. Acta Literaria [Chile] 21: 123-25.
Womersley, David. "Gibbon and Classical Example: The Age of Justinian in The Decline and Fall." British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 19 (no.1, Spring):17-31.


1997 Kelly, C. "A Grand Tour: Reading Gibbon's 'Decline and Fall.'" Greece & Rome 44 (no.1, APR): 39-58.

1997 Womersley, David, ed., with John Burrows and John Pocock. Edward Gibbon: Bicentenary Essays. Oxford: the Voltaire Foundation.