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Samuel Johnson : the critical heritage / edited by James T. Boulton.

Boulton, James T. (Added Author).
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Subject: Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 > Criticism and interpretation > History > 18th century.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 > Criticism and interpretation > History > 19th century.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0203197356
  • ISBN: 9780203197356
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 457 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 1995.

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General Note: Originally published: Johnson. New York : Barnes & Noble, 1971.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-450) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Book Cover; Title; Contents; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTE ON THE TEXT; INTRODUCTION; JOHNSON seeking a publisher for London, 1738; WILLIAM MUDFORD on London and The Vanity of Human Wishes, 1802; JOHN AIKIN on Johnson's poems, 1804; A Criticism on Mahomet and Irene, 1749; JOHN HIPPISLEY, An Essay on Tragedy, 1749; Two early tributes, 1750; JOHNSON surveys his purpose and achievement, Rambler, 1752; ARTHUR MURPHY, Essay on the Life and Genius of Johnson, 1792; GEORGE GLEIG in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1797; MUDFORD on the 'moral utility' of the Rambler, 1802.
Summary: The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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