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Boswell, James 1740-1795

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Works: 2,213 works in 6,591 publications in 5 languages and 117,132 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Fiction  Personal narratives  Maps 
Subject Headings: Authors, Scottish 
Roles: Author, Composer, Other, Correspondent, Editor, Illustrator, Translator, Redactor, Creator
Classifications: PR3325, 828.6
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The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )
293 editions published between 1788 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,785 libraries worldwide
In the archive room in the basement of the library
Life of Johnson by James Boswell( Book )
168 editions published between 1791 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
Boswell's biography of the writer Samuel Johnson
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D by James Boswell( Book )
51 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,208 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
Boswell on the grand tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764 by James Boswell( Book )
31 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
Boswell's Life of Johnson, together with Boswell's Journal of a tour of the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales by James Boswell( Book )
136 editions published between 1852 and 2014 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Volume I 1709-1776, Volume II 1776-1784. R.H. Roberts, Stuart Essay Prize, December 1928
Boswell on the grand tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 by James Boswell( Book )
24 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 1773 by James Boswell( Book )
108 editions published between 1785 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
"Reproduces the text of the third edition of 1786, the last edition corrected and revised by Boswell himself."
Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )
19 editions published between 1936 and 1974 in English and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )
118 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
The portable Johnson & Boswell by Louis Kronenberger( Book )
12 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Includes selections from: Johnson's critical essays, letters, poems; Boswell's Life of Johnson, Journal of a tour to the Hebrides, and Dialogue with Rousseau; Mrs. Thrale's Anecdotes of Johnson; Fanny Burney's Diary
The journal of a tour to Corsica; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli by James Boswell( Book )
50 editions published between 1768 and 2006 in English and French and held by 866 libraries worldwide
This first complete reprint of Boswell's book on Corsica since the eighteenth century is enhanced by comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. Boswell designed his text in two parts: first, an Account of Corsica, which gives a historical, political, socio-economic, and cultural overview of the Corsican people, and second, the Journal of his tour to see the Corsican leader Pascal Paoli in 1765. This edition, unlike so many reprints of just the Journal, allows the reader to appreciate Boswell's original design. The young and adventuresome Boswell wanted to write a
Boswell in extremes, 1776-1778 by James Boswell( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Boswell's Life of Johnson by James Boswell( Book )
50 editions published between 1847 and 1969 in English and French and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Boswell : citizen of the world, man of letters ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
The essays in Part I focus on the relationship of the Enlightenment, at home and abroad, to Boswell's personal development. Marlies K. Danziger restores to significant life the continental philosophers and theologians Boswell consulted in his search for religious certainty. Peter Perreten examines Boswell's enraptured study of Italian antiquity and his responses to the European landscape. Richard B. Sher and Perreten document the personal and aesthetic influence of Henry Home, Lord Kames, Scottish jurist and leading Enlightenment figure, on Boswell. Michael Fry discusses Boswell's relationship with Henry Dundas, political manager for Scotland, and Thomas Crawford examines Boswell's long-standing interest in the volatile political issues of the period, including the French Revolution, through his correspondence with William Johnson Temple
Dorando, a Spanish tale by James Boswell( Book )
53 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 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
James Boswell's Life of Johnson : an edition of the original manuscript by James Boswell( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell( Book )
61 editions published between 1785 and 1791 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
London journal, 1762-1763 by James Boswell( Book )
68 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The intimate journal of Scottish author James Boswell, written at the age of 22 during his second visit to London, a time when he began to pursue his career as a writer, and in which he first met Samuel Johnson
The correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb : overseers of the Auchinleck Estate by James Boswell( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The Correspondence of James Boswell and William Johnson Temple, 1756-1795 by James Boswell( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Boswell.
Boswell, Jacob 1740-1795
Boswell, Jacques
Boswell, Jacques 1740-1795
Boswell, Jaime, 1740-1795
Boswell, James
Boswell, James 1740-1795 the Elder
Boswell, James, I
Boswell, James the Elder 1740-1795
Boswell, Jaques
Bozzy 1740-1795
Iacobus Boswell
James Boswell
James Boswell angol író
James Boswell Brits auteur
James Boswell I
James Boswell schottischer Schriftsteller und Rechtsanwalt
James Boswell scrittore, giurista e aforista scozzese
James Boswell szkocki pamiętnikarz i biograf
Джеймс Босуэлл
Џејмс Босвел
ജെയിംസ് ബോസ്‌വെൽ
ジェイムズ・ボズウェル
ボスウェル
ボズウェル, J.
ボズウェル, ジェームズ
ボズウェル, ヂェームズ
詹姆士·包斯威爾
Languages
English (1,537)
German (8)
French (8)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
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