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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

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Synopsis:

The text of this edition is that of Boswell's 1791 first edition, and it remains, by common consent, the greatest biography in the English language. Johnson's centrality in 18th century letters is established not only by Boswell's record of life and conversation, but also by the success of the work in placing him in a literary and cultural context.

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ISBN:
9781853267970
Author:
Boswell, James
Publisher:
NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
Subject:
General
Publication Date:
June 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
1024
Dimensions:
9.12x6.02x1.77 in. 2.19 lbs.

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The Life of Samuel Johnson
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Product details 1024 pages NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company - English 9781853267970 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The text of this edition is that of Boswell's 1791 first edition, and it remains, by common consent, the greatest biography in the English language. Johnson's centrality in 18th century letters is established not only by Boswell's record of life and conversation, but also by the success of the work in placing him in a literary and cultural context.
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