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History of Rasselas : Prince of Abissinia.

Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The distinguished English writer's only novel provides a compelling glimpse of his moral views as he assails 18th-century optimism and man's unrealistic estimates of what life has to offer. Rasselas ponders such subjects as romantic love, flights of imagination, the great discoveries of science, and speculations about the meaning of happiness.
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Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson
ISBN: 1306359244 9781306359245 9780486146652 0486146650
OCLC Number: 868966979
Description: 1 online resource

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The distinguished English writer's only novel provides a compelling glimpse of his moral views as he assails 18th-century optimism and man's unrealistic estimates of what life has to offer. Rasselas ponders such subjects as romantic love, flights of imagination, the great discoveries of science, and speculations about the meaning of happiness.

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