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Johnson, writing, and memory

Author: Greg Clingham
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
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"Greg Clingham examines Johnson's writing, including his biographical writing, as it intersects with eighteenth-century thought on literature, history, fiction, and law, and in its subsequent compatibility with, and resistance to, modern theory. Clingham's widely researched study provides an account of Johnson's intellectual positions that incorporates the challenges they pose to recent critical theory, and argues  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Clingham, Greg.
Johnson, writing, and memory.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002071580
(OCoLC)49875184
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Clingham
ISBN: 0511042620 9780511042621 0511120796 9780511120794 9780521816113 0521816114 9780511484148 0511484143
OCLC Number: 56321055
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 222 p.)
Contents: Introduction: Johnson and authority --
1. Johnson and memory --
2. Johnson and nature --
3. Law, narrative, and memory --
4. Narrative, history, and memory in the Lives of the Poets.
Responsibility: Greg Clingham.
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Examines Johnson's writing in relation to eighteenth-century thought on literature, history, fiction and law.  Read more...

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