Dictionary Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Middle Years

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McGraw-Hill, 1979 - 372 Seiten
Chronicling the events of Johnson's life until his meeting with Boswell in 1763, this detailed biography of the extraordinary literary figure places his achievements in the social, political, and intellectual context of the times.

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THE NEW PLAYWRIGHT
1
LIFE IN GOUGH SQUARE IN 1749
15
THE Ivy LANE CLUB AND A FEW OLD FRIENDS
29
LEXICOGRAPHER AT WORK
46
The Rambler
71
THE LAST OF TETTY
88
THE WIDOWER AND THE ADVENTURER
105
THE HARMLESS DRUDGE
122
The Idler
188
Rasselas
204
STRUGGLING TO KEEP ALIVE
222
FRIEND AND TALKER
241
PENSIONER
262
TRIP TO DEVON
278
SECURE BUT NOT SETTLED
296
Short Titles
311

THE Dictionary
138
STILL THE HACK
149
SPEAKING HIS MINDThe Literary Magazine
165
Notes
314
Index
355
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