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Friendships across ages : Johnson and Boswell : Holmes and Laski

Author: Jeffrey O'Connell; Thomas E O'Connell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Friendships Across Ages is about how two friendships, one and a half centuries apart, between aged men of great distinction, Samuel Johnson and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and much younger, gifted, though  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Connell, Jeffrey.
Friendships across ages.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)607908838
Online version:
O'Connell, Jeffrey.
Friendships across ages.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)608151926
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.; Harold Joseph Laski; James Boswell; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.; Samuel Johnson; Harold Joseph Laski; Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Harold Joseph Laski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey O'Connell; Thomas E O'Connell
ISBN: 9780739120347 0739120344
OCLC Number: 167500467
Description: viii, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the friends and their friendship --
From Doctor Johnson to Justice Holmes to Professor Laski --
Johnson --
Boswell --
Holmes --
Laski --
Fathers and females --
The olympians compared --
The outsiders compared.
Responsibility: Jeffrey O'Connell and Thomas E. O'Connell.
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The O'Connells observe and compare two extraordinary relationships formed by wise elders with young admirers: are they paternal or fraternal or merely intellectual companionship? I am not sure, but Read more...

 
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