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Samuel Johnson 1709-84

Samuel Johnson 1709-84

a bicentenary exhibition.

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Published by Arts Council of Great Britain in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784., Arts Council of Great Britain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3533
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144p., [1] leaf of plates (front.) :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15613261M
    ISBN 100728704072

    The English poet, literary critic, biographer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson (–84) is perhaps most famous for his Dictionary of the English Language and the influential Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets, and is often considered the most distinguished man of letters in English history. Published in , some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. Samuel Johnson () is the most significant English writer of the second half of the eighteenth century; indeed, this period is widely known as the Age of Johnson.

    The author of this classic work is not to be confused with Samuel Johnson (), the English essayist, poet, and lexicographer usually known as "Dr Johnson". This Samuel Johnson () was an Anglican vicar of African descent. He was born in .   Samuel Johnson () is the most significant English writer of the second half of the eighteenth century; indeed, this period is widely known as the Age of Johnson. Hawkins was Johnson's friend and legal adviser and the chief executor of his will.

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