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The letters of Samuel Johnson.

Samuel Johnson

The letters of Samuel Johnson.

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, 1952.

    ContributionsChapman, R. W. 1881-1960.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3533
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(496)p.
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14961614M
    ISBN 100198185367

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Finally, the annotation of the letters incorporates the many significant discoveries of postwar Johnsonian scholarship, as well as decoding references that had previously resisted explanation. The result is a far richer understanding of Samuel Johnson's life, work, and : The result is a far richer understanding of Samuel Johnson's life, work, and milieu.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

“It is now become so much the fashion to publish letters, that in order to avoid it, I put as little into mine as I can,” Samuel Johnson declared, according to Boswell. And Boswell answered, “Do what you will, Sir, you cannot avoid it.

Should you even write as ill as you can, your letters would be. Finally, the annotation of the letters incorporates the many significant discoveries of postwar Johnsonian scholarship, as well as decoding references that had previously resisted explanation.

The result is a far richer understanding of Samuel Johnson's life, work, and milieu. Originally published in. The Life of Samuel Johnson is many things: charming, witty, vivacious, absorbing, edifying, beautiful; part philosophy and part history, with some politics and religion on the side.

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Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by Samuel Johnson. Publication date Publisher Clarendon Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English Volume 1.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate. Samuel Johnson (18 September [OS 7 September] – 13 December ), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor, and mater: Pembroke College, Oxford, (no degree).

Book Description: "It is now become so much the fashion to publish letters, that in order to avoid it, I put as little into mine as I can," Samuel Johnson declared, according to Boswell. And Boswell answered, "Do what you will, Sir, you cannot avoid it.

Should you even write as ill as you can, your letters would be published as curiosities.". Redford's readers--and the readers were the only persons in whom Johnson put his trust--will rightly thank the editor of these three volumes, a labor of love as well as of scholarship."--Asa Briggs, The Washington Times"To read Johnson's letters is to get at the very soul and intellect of the late eighteenth : Book Description: With these two volumes Princeton University Press concludes the first scholarly edition of the letters of Samuel Johnson to appear in forty years.

Volume IV chronicles the last three years of Johnson's life, an epistolary endgame that includes the breakup of the friendship with Hester Thrale and a poignant reaching out to new. The result is a far richer understanding of Samuel Johnson's life, work, and ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

With these two volumes Princeton University Press concludes the first scholarly edition of the letters of Samuel Johnson to appear in forty years. Volume IV chronicles the last three years of Johnson's life, an epistolary endgame that includes the breakup of the friendship with Hester Thrale and a poignant reaching out to new friends and new Author: Bruce Redford.

The Letter to Chesterfield (February ) was Samuel Johnson's response to what some believed to be Lord Chesterfield's opportunistic endorsement of his A Dictionary of the English gh Chesterfield was patron of the Proposal for the Dictionary, he made no moves to further the progress of the Dictionary until seven years after his original investment into the project.

Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: to which are added some poems never before printed, Volume 2 Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: To which are Added Some Poems Never Before Printed, Hester Lynch Piozzi: Author: Samuel Johnson: Contributor: Hester Lynch Piozzi: Publisher: Printed for A.

Strahan, Original from. It is impossible to overestimate the significance of this new edition of Johnson's letters; it is superior to R.W.

Chapman's Letters (), which it supersedes, in numerous ways. Redford includes an additional 52 letters or parts of :   The Letters of Samuel Johnson, Volume III: The Hyde Edition offers scores of texts transcribed for the first time from the original documents a feature of special importance in the case of Johnson's revealing letters to Hester Thrale, many of .This edition offers numerous letters transcribed for the first time from the original documents - a statistic of special importance in the case of Johnson's letters to Hester Thrale, many of which The volumes covers letters written in the years