Lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works. To which are added the "Preface to Shakespeare," and the review of "The origin of evil." (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works. To which are added the "Preface to Shakespeare," and the review of "The origin of evil."

Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Home Farm Books], [2006]
Series: '">The "Chandos library"
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New ed., with a complete indexView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works to 1800
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Johnson
ISBN: 1406796204 9781406796209
OCLC Number: 224070748
Notes: Originally published by F. Warne & Co. 187-
Description: iv, [ix]-xxiv, 588 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Abraham Cowley, 1618-1667 --
Sir John Denham, 1615-1668 --
John Milton, 1608-1674 --
Samuel Butler, 1612 --
1680 --
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, 1647-1680 --
Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscommon, 1634 --
1684 --
Thomas Otway, 1651-1685 --
Edmund Waller, 1605-1687 --
John Pomfret, 1667-1703 --
Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset, 1638-1706 --
George Stepney, 1663-1708 --
William Walsh, 1663- 1708 --
John Dryden, 1631-1700 --
Edmund Smith --
RIchard Duke, 1668-1711 --
William King, 1663-1712 --
Thomas Sprat, 1636-1712 --
Charles Montague, Earl of Halifax, 1661-1715 --
Thomas Parnell, 1679-1718 --
Samuel Garth, 1670-1719 --
Nicholas Rowe, 1678-1718 --
Joseph Addison, 1672-1719 --
John Hughes, 1677-1720 --
John Sheffield, Duke of Buckinham, 1649-1721 --
Matthew Prior, 1664-1721 --
William Congreve, 1670-1729 --
Sir Richard Blackmore, 1658-1729 --
Elijah Fenton, 1685-1730 --
John Gay, 1688-1732 --
George Granville, Lord Lansdown, 1665-1735 --
Thomas Yalden, 1671-1736 --
Thomas Tickell, 1686-1740 --
James Hammond, 1710-1742 --
William Somerville, 1692-1742 --
Richard Savage, 1698-1743 --
Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745 --
William Broome, 1689-1745 --
Alexander Pope, 1688-1744 --
Christopher Pitt, 1699-1748 --
James Thomson, 1700-1748 --
Isaac Watts, 1674-1748 --
Ambrose Philips, 1675-1749 --
Gilbert West, 1700-1756 --
William Collins, 1720-1759 --
John Dyer, 1700-1758 --
William Shenstone, 1714-1763 --
Edward Young, 1681-1765 --
David Mallet, 1698 --
1765 --
Mark Akenside, 1721-1770 --
Thomas Gray, 1716-1771 --
George Lord Lyttelton, 1709-1773 --
The preface to Shakespeare.
Series Title: The "Chandos library"
Responsibility: by Samuel Johnson, LL. D ; with a sketch of the author's life by Sir Walter Scott.

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