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Samuel Johnson

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Samuel Johnson( )
Author: Johnson, Samuel
Editor: Martin, Peter
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $47.00
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. But in Johnson's own day, he was best known as an essayist, critic, and lexicographer. At the center of this collection are the periodical essays from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler. Together, these works - allied in their literary, social, and moral concerns - are the ones that continue to speak...
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