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The Johnson Circle : a group portrait

Author: LYLE LARSEN
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UP, 2017.
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This book focuses on ten key figures of the so-called Johnson circle. It explores their characters, their contributions to society, their relationships with one another, and their indebtedness to Samuel Johnson.
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LARSEN, LYLE.
Johnson Circle.
[Place of publication not identified] FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UP, 2017
(OCoLC)995303719
Named Person: Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: LYLE LARSEN
ISBN: 9781683931164 1683931165
OCLC Number: 1005885896
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Preface --
Principal Figures of the Johnson Circle (in order of birth) --
Ch01. His Trade Was Wisdom --
Ch02. The Great Field of Genius and Exertion --
Ch03. Deadmanâ#x80;#x99;s Place --
Ch04. Blunders, Ridicule, and a Fine Malignity --
Ch05. Incident in the Haymarket --
Ch06. Between Comedy and Tragedy --
Ch07. Retaliation --
Ch08. Domestic Issues --
Ch09. A Variety of Private Cases --
Ch10. Like Embroidery upon Gauze --
Ch11. The Flight of Time --
Ch12. A Wicked, False, Ungrateful Little Vixen --
Ch13. Torn Friendships Ch14. A Pattern of ResignationAppendix. Bennet Langtonâ#x80;#x99;s Children --
Selected Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: Lyle Larsen.

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In this accessible book, Larsen (Santa Monica College) offers a basic introduction to Samuel Johnson's friendships with nine "principal" members of what has become known as the "Johnson circle": Read more...

 
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