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Johnson, Samuel 1709-1784

Works: 6,406 works in 21,414 publications in 21 languages and 381,511 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Dictionaries  Poetry  History  Portraits  Periodicals  Diaries  Church history 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Poets, English  Authors, Scottish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Arranger, Speaker, Composer, Compiler, Commentator for written text, Honoree, Recipient, Contributor, Dedicatee, Adapter, Originator, cnm, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: AC4, 828.609
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson( Book )
1,000 editions published between 1759 and 2012 in 19 languages and held by 10,064 libraries worldwide
What then is to be done? said Rasselas; the more we inquire, the less we can resolve.'Rasselas and his companions escape the pleasures of the 'happy valley' in order to make their 'choice of life'. By witnessing the misfortunes and miseries of others they may come to understand the nature of happiness, and value it more highly. Their travels and enquiries raise important practical and philosophical questions concerning many aspects of the human condition, including the business of a poet, the stability of reason, the immortality of the soul, and how to find contentment. Johnson's adaptation of
The lives of the poets a selection by Samuel Johnson( Book )
557 editions published between 1779 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 8,718 libraries worldwide
In the last of his major writings, Samuel Johnson looked back over the previous two centuries of English literature in order to describe the personalities as well as the achievements of the leading English poets. The major Lives -- of Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope -- are memorable cameos of the life of writing in which Johnson is as attentive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives preserve some of Johnson's most piercing, critical judgements. Unsentimental, opinionated, and quotable, The Lives of the Poets continues to influence the reputations of the writers concerned. It is one of the greatest works of English criticism, but also one of the must humanly diverting. - Back cover
The rambler by Samuel Johnson( Book )
426 editions published between 1751 and 2000 in English and held by 5,111 libraries worldwide
A journey to the western islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson( file )
341 editions published between 1775 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 5,057 libraries worldwide
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The Prince of Abissinia A tale. In two volumes. by Samuel Johnson( file )
216 editions published between 1749 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,902 libraries worldwide
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper including the series edited with prefaces, biographical and critical by Samuel Johnson( Book )
328 editions published between 1779 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,785 libraries worldwide
Half-title: The sixty-third volume of the English poets; containing Mallet, and part of Akenside
Johnson's dictionary : a modern selection by Samuel Johnson( Book )
43 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,062 libraries worldwide
The seasons by James Thomson( Book )
114 editions published between 1788 and 1857 in English and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
Describes the characteristics of the four seasons and their effect on the plant and animal life in the park, the woods, and the meadow
A voyage to Abyssinia by Jerónimo Lobo( file )
40 editions published between 1735 and 1985 in English and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
The Idler and the Adventurer by Samuel Johnson( Book )
183 editions published between 1760 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
Doctor Johnson's prayers by Samuel Johnson( Book )
127 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,678 libraries worldwide
A Johnson reader by Samuel Johnson( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
Includes "Life of Savage", "The history of Rasselas", "Life of Milton", the prefaces to the "Dictionary" and "Shakespeare", essays, poems, and a section of quotations that illustrate "Johnson talking"
The poems of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson( Book )
53 editions published between 1790 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,371 libraries worldwide
Life of Joseph Addison by Samuel Johnson( file )
5 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Selected poetry and prose by Samuel Johnson( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
Thoughts on the late transactions respecting Falkland's Islands by Samuel Johnson( file )
60 editions published between 1771 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
Taxation no tyranny an answer to the resolutions and address of the American Congress by Samuel Johnson( file )
45 editions published between 1775 and 2005 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Author of the Rambler 1709-1784
Džonson, Samuil
Gʹonson, Samyuʼel 1709-1784
Johnson 1709-1784
Johnson 1709-1784 Doctor
Johnson 1709-1784 Dr
Johnson, Dr., 1709-1784
Johnson, Samuel
Johnson, Samuel 1709-1784
Johnson (Samuel), Doctor, 1709-1784
Jonsan, Samuel.
Jonsan, Śāmuʼél 1709-1784
Rambler, Author of the 1709-1784
Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson 1709-1784
T. 1709-1784
דזשאנסאן, סמואל 1709-1784
جونسون، صامويل، 1709-1784
صمويل جونسون
صمويل جونسون، 1709-1784
ジョンソン, サミュエル
ジョンソン, サミュール
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