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Boswell, James 1740-1795

Overview
Works: 2,222 works in 7,778 publications in 8 languages and 121,322 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Sources  Fiction  Personal narratives  Maps 
Subject Headings: Authors, Scottish 
Roles: Author, Composer, Other, Editor, Correspondent, Illustrator, Redactor, Creator, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: PR3325, 828.6
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Most widely held works about James Boswell
 
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The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

416 editions published between 1788 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the archive room in the basement of the library
Life of Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

213 editions published between 1791 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's biography of the writer Samuel Johnson
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D by James Boswell( Book )

69 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarded as one of the finest literary biographies ever published, this book reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities, and is the source of much of what we know about one of the towering figures of English literature
Boswell on the grand tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764 by James Boswell( Book )

47 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's Life of Johnson, together with Boswell's Journal of a tour of the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales by James Boswell( Book )

247 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 1773 by James Boswell( Book )

143 editions published between 1785 and 2004 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reproduces the text of the third edition of 1786, the last edition corrected and revised by Boswell himself."
Boswell on the grand tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 by James Boswell( Book )

35 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )

138 editions published between 1791 and 1934 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Johnson & Boswell by Louis Kronenberger( Book )

16 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes selections from: Johnson's critical essays, letters, poems; Boswell's Life of Johnson, Journal of a tour to the Hebrides, and Dialogue with Rousseau; Mrs. Thrale's Anecdotes of Johnson; Fanny Burney's Diary
The journal of a tour to Corsica; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli by James Boswell( Book )

69 editions published between 1768 and 2015 in English and French and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first complete reprint of Boswell's book on Corsica since the eighteenth century is enhanced by comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. Boswell designed his text in two parts: first, an Account of Corsica, which gives a historical, political, socio-economic, and cultural overview of the Corsican people, and second, the Journal of his tour to see the Corsican leader Pascal Paoli in 1765. This edition, unlike so many reprints of just the Journal, allows the reader to appreciate Boswell's original design. The young and adventuresome Boswell wanted to write a
Boswell in extremes, 1776-1778 by James Boswell( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )

30 editions published between 1936 and 1974 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's Life of Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

77 editions published between 1847 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell : citizen of the world, man of letters( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in Part I focus on the relationship of the Enlightenment, at home and abroad, to Boswell's personal development. Marlies K. Danziger restores to significant life the continental philosophers and theologians Boswell consulted in his search for religious certainty. Peter Perreten examines Boswell's enraptured study of Italian antiquity and his responses to the European landscape. Richard B. Sher and Perreten document the personal and aesthetic influence of Henry Home, Lord Kames, Scottish jurist and leading Enlightenment figure, on Boswell. Michael Fry discusses Boswell's relationship with Henry Dundas, political manager for Scotland, and Thomas Crawford examines Boswell's long-standing interest in the volatile political issues of the period, including the French Revolution, through his correspondence with William Johnson Temple
Everybody's Boswell; being The life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text by James Boswell( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Boswell's Life of Johnson : an edition of the original manuscript by James Boswell( Book )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The general correspondence of James Boswell by James Boswell( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
London journal, 1762-1763 by James Boswell( Book )

116 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intimate journal of Scottish author James Boswell, written at the age of 22 during his second visit to London, a time when he began to pursue his career as a writer, and in which he first met Samuel Johnson
Dorando, a Spanish tale by James Boswell( Book )

54 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorando, set in Spain, is a prose-narrative allegory of the great Scottish legal dispute about inheritance to the title and estates of the Duke of Douglas, which divided society high and low in the 1760s. Cf. McGowan, Ian, "Dorando, A Spanish Tale", The Literary Encyclopedia. 25 October 2002, accessed 13 May 2008
The correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb : overseers of the Auchinleck Estate by James Boswell( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume documents the correspondence between James Boswell and James Bruce and Andrew Gibb, overseers of the Auchinleck Estate
 
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Boswell : citizen of the world, man of letters
Alternative Names
Boswel, James

Boswell.

Boswell, Jacob 1740-1795

Boswell, Jacques

Boswell, Jacques 1740-1795

Boswell, Jaime 1740-1795

Boswell, James

Boswell, James 1740-1795 the Elder

Boswell, James, I

Boswell, James the Elder 1740-1795

Boswell, Jaques

Bozzy 1740-1795

Iacobus Boswell

James Boswell

James Boswell angol író

James Boswell Brits auteur

James Boswell I

James Boswell schottischer Schriftsteller und Rechtsanwalt

James Boswell Scottish lawyer, diarist and author

James Boswell scrittore, giurista e aforista scozzese

James Boswell szkocki pamiętnikarz i biograf

Джеймс Босуэлл

Џејмс Босвел

ג'יימס בוזוול סופר בריטי

ജെയിംസ് ബോസ്‌വെൽ

ジェイムズ・ボズウェル

ボスウェル

ボズウェル, J.

ボズウェル, ジェームズ

ボズウェル, ヂェームズ

詹姆士·包斯威爾

Languages
English (2,090)

French (14)

Chinese (10)

Spanish (9)

German (6)

Croatian (1)

Japanese (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
Life of JohnsonLife of Samuel Johnson, LL. DBoswell's Life of Johnson, together with Boswell's Journal of a tour of the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North WalesThe journal of a tour to Corsica; and memoirs of Pascal PaoliBoswell : citizen of the world, man of lettersJames Boswell's Life of Johnson : an edition of the original manuscriptThe general correspondence of James BoswellLondon journal, 1762-1763The correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb : overseers of the Auchinleck Estate