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Samuel Johnson.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Samuel Johnson.

by Joseph Wood Krutch

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesA Harbinger book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3533 .K7 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination597 p.
    Number of Pages597
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5881163M
    LC Control Number63012157
    OCLC/WorldCa355417

    In Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the towering figures of English literature is revealed with unparalleled immediacy and erum-c.com Johnson's Dictionary remains a monument of scholarship, and his essays and criticism command continuing respect, we owe our knowledge of the man himself to this biography. Through a series of wonderfully detailed anecdotes, Johnson emerges as a. Samuel Johnson: A Critical Edition of the Major Works (The Oxford Authors) by Samuel Johnson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at erum-c.com

    Samuel Johnson - Samuel Johnson - The Dictionary: A Dictionary of the English Language was published in two volumes in , six years later than planned but remarkably quickly for so extensive an undertaking. The degree of master of arts, conferred on him by the University of Oxford for his Rambler essays and the Dictionary, was proudly noted on the title page. Johnson henceforth would be. Jan 31,  · On April 15, , Samuel Johnson published his two-volume Dictionary of the English erum-c.com wasn't the first English dictionary (more than 20 had appeared over the preceding two centuries), but in many ways, it was the most remarkable. As modern lexicographer Robert Burchfield has observed, "In the whole tradition of English language and literature the only dictionary compiled by a .

    Samuel Johnson was born in Litchfield, Staffordshire, England, on September 18, , the son of Michael Johnson and Sarah Ford. His father was a bookseller, and Johnson owed much of his education to the fact that he grew up in a bookstore. Johnson was plagued by illness all his life. Samuel Johnson, the premier English literary figure of the mid- and late eighteenth century, was a writer of exceptional range: a poet, a lexicographer, a translator, a journalist and essayist, a travel writer, a biographer, an editor, and a critic. His literary fame has traditionally—and properly—rested more on his prose than on his poetry.


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