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The Life of Samuel Johnson

£7.99

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Contains the complete Volume I & II. Very good condition, with some fading to the spine, no dust jacket.

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. The work was a popular and critical success when first published. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English, but some modern critics object that the work cannot be considered a proper biography. While Boswell's personal acquaintance with his subject only began in 1763, when Johnson was 54 years old, Boswell covered the entirety of Johnson's life by means of additional research.

Item details

Author(s):
James Boswell
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1263
Publisher:
J M Dent and Sons
Title:
The Life of Samuel Johnson

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Contains the complete Volume I & II. Very good condition, with some fading to the spine, no dust jacket.

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. The work was a popular and critical success when first published. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English, but some modern critics object that the work cannot be considered a proper biography. While Boswell's personal acquaintance with his subject only began in 1763, when Johnson was 54 years old, Boswell covered the entirety of Johnson's life by means of additional research.

Author(s):
James Boswell
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1263
Publisher:
J M Dent and Sons
Title:
The Life of Samuel Johnson

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