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Boswell, James 1740-1795

Overview
Works: 1,882 works in 5,830 publications in 3 languages and 110,197 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Sources  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Subject Headings: Authors, Scottish 
Roles: Composer, Other, Correspondent, Editor, Creator, Redactor, Honoree
Classifications: PR3325, 828.6
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Most widely held works by James Boswell
Life of Johnson by James Boswell ( Book )
329 editions published between 1791 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 6,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boswell's biography of the writer Samuel Johnson
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell ( Book )
37 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,269 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
The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell ( Book )
36 editions published between 1791 and 1967 in English and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chronological table of Johnson's life and contemporary events, 1709-1775"
The journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson by James Boswell ( Book )
288 editions published between 1780 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reisebeschreibung, Großbritannien, 18. Jahrhundert
James Boswell's Life of Johnson an edition of the original manuscript by James Boswell ( )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boswell on the grand tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 by James Boswell ( Book )
15 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D by James Boswell ( Book )
46 editions published between 1850 and 1963 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb overseers of the Auchinleck Estate by James Boswell ( )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell ( Book )
12 editions published between 1945 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the archive room in the basement of the library
The Correspondence of James Boswell and William Johnson Temple, 1756-1795 by James Boswell ( )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of Corsica, the journal of a tour to that island ; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli by James Boswell ( )
85 editions published between 1768 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focusing on Corsica since the eighteenth century, this title contains a comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. These contextualize the Corsican issue, and underline its significance as a forerunner of the American and French revolutions
The portable Johnson & Boswell by Louis Kronenberger ( Book )
11 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two great and vivid personalitites of English letters revealed in their most charactersitc writings; Johnson; critical essays, letters, poems: Boswell; Life of Johnson, Journal of a tour to the Hebrides, and the Dialogue with Rousseau, etc
Boswell in extremes, 1776-1778 by James Boswell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 1773 by James Boswell ( Book )
11 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everybody's Boswell : being the life of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text by James Boswell ( Book )
37 editions published between 1929 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografie van de Engelse letterkundige Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
The general correspondence of James Boswell, 1766-1769 by James Boswell ( )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorando a Spanish tale by James Boswell ( )
43 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 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
Boswell : citizen of the world, man of letters ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These eleven original essays by well-known eighteenth-century scholars, five of them editors of James Boswell's journal or letters, commemorate the bicentenary of Boswell's death on May 19, 1795. The volume illuminates both the life and the work of one of the important literary figures of the age and contributes significantly to the scholarship on this rich period. In the introduction Irma S. Lustig sets the tone for the volume. She reveals that the essays examining Boswell as "Citizen of the World" are deliberately paired with those that analyze his artistic skills, to emphasize that "Boswell's sophistication as a writer is inseparable from his cosmopolitanism."
The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D by James Boswell ( Book )
36 editions published between 1906 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The journal of a tour to Corsica; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli by James Boswell ( Book )
30 editions published between 1879 and 1975 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Boswell.
Boswell, Jacob 1740-1795
Boswell, Jacques 1740-1795
Boswell, James
Boswell, James 1740-1795 the Elder
Boswell, James, I
Boswell, James the Elder 1740-1795
Bozzy 1740-1795
James Boswell
James Boswell I
ボスウェル
ボズウェル, J.
ボズウェル, ジェームズ
Languages
English (1,367)
Irish (2)
French (1)
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