Selected Essays

Author: Samuel Johnson
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014196054X
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This volume contains a generous selection from the essays Johnson published twice weekly as 'The Rambler' in the early 1750s. It was here that he first created the literary character and forged the distinctive prose style that established him as a public figure. Also included here is the best of Johnson's later journalism, including essays from the periodicals 'The Adventurer' and 'The Idler'.
Selected Essays
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Samuel Johnson
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-02-27 - Publisher: Penguin UK

This volume contains a generous selection from the essays Johnson published twice weekly as 'The Rambler' in the early 1750s. It was here that he first created the literary character and forged the distinctive prose style that established him as a public figure. Also included here is the best of
Samuel Johnson
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Samuel Johnson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Published to commemorate the influential essayist's 300th birthday, a volume of top-selected moral and critical essays includes his periodical writings from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler; the fable, Rasselas; and selections from Lives of the Poets.
Samuel Johnson
Language: en
Pages: 1344
Authors: David Womersley
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). Accompanied by full scholarly apparatus, the edition enables students to study Johnson's work in the order in which it was written, and, wherever possible, using the text of the
Samuel Johnson
Language: en
Pages: 856
Authors: Samuel Johnson
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-05 - Publisher: Yale University Press

A one-volume collection of the prose and poetry of eighteenth-century Britain’s pre-eminent lexicographer, critic, biographer, and poet Samuel JohnsonSamuel Johnson was eighteenth-century Britain’s preeminent man of letters, and his influence endures to this day. He excelled as a moral and literary critic, biographer, lexicographer, and poet. This anthology, designed to
Samuel Johnson
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Frank Brady, William Wimsatt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-02-07 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This is a major new selection of Samuel Johnson's best work, delightfully introduced by W. K. Wimsatt and scrupulously annotated by Frank Brady and Mr. Wimsatt. Samuel Johnson, the only writer in English since the Renaissance to give his name to a literary period, was the center of English letters