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Samuel Johnson

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Samuel Johnson( )
Author: Johnson, Samuel
Editor: Martin, Peter
ISBN:978-0-674-03585-0
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Thanks to Boswell’s monumental biography of Samuel Johnson, we remember Dr. Johnson today as a great wit and conversationalist, the rationalist epitome and the sage of the Enlightenment. He is more often quoted than read, his name invoked in party conversation on such diverse topics as marriage, sleep, deceit, mental concentration, and patriotism, to generally humorous effect. But in Johnson’s own day, he was best known as an essayist, critic, and lexicographer: a...
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Book Details
Pages:536
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Theology
Philosophy / Movements / Rationalism
Philosophy / Movements / Transcendentalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:2.116 Pounds



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