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The Cambridge companion to Samuel Johnson

Author: Greg Clingham; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Extraordinarily ordinary : the life of Samuel Johnson / Philip Davis -- Johnson and the arts of conversation / Catherine N. Parke -- Johnson's poetry / Howard D. Weinbrot -- Johnson, the essay, and The rambler / Paul J. Korshin -- Johnson and the condition of women / Eithne Henson -- Johnson's Dictionary / Robert DeMaria, Jr. -- Johnson's politics / Robert Folkenflik -- Johnson and imperialism / Clement Hawes -- The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: 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; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 052155411X 9780521554114 0521556252 9780521556255 0511999070 9780511999079 1139815555 9781139815550
OCLC Number: 1057968909
Language Note: English.
Notes: Part of Cambridge companions online.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 266 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Extraordinarily ordinary : the life of Samuel Johnson / Philip Davis --
Johnson and the arts of conversation / Catherine N. Parke --
Johnson's poetry / Howard D. Weinbrot --
Johnson, the essay, and The rambler / Paul J. Korshin --
Johnson and the condition of women / Eithne Henson --
Johnson's Dictionary / Robert DeMaria, Jr. --
Johnson's politics / Robert Folkenflik --
Johnson and imperialism / Clement Hawes --
The skepticism of Johnson's Rasselas / Fred Parker --
Shakespeare : Johnson's poet of nature / Philip Smallwood --
Life and literature in Johnson's Lives of the poets / Greg Clingham --
Johnson's Christian thought / Michael F. Suarez --
"From China to Peru" : Johnson in the traveled world / John Wiltshire --
"Letters about nothing" : Johnson and epistolary writing / Tom Keymer --
Johnson's critical reception / Steven Lynn.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Samuel Johnson
Cambridge companions online.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Clingham.
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This Companion, first published in 1997, provides an introduction and guide to the works and life of one of the most challenging and wide-ranging writers in English literary history. Chapters on the  Read more...

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