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The Resource A Johnson reader, edited by E.L. McAdam, Jr. & George Milne

A Johnson reader, edited by E.L. McAdam, Jr. & George Milne

Label
A Johnson reader
Title
A Johnson reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by E.L. McAdam, Jr. & George Milne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes "Life of Savage", "The history of Rasselas", "Life of Milton", the prefaces to the "Dictionary" and "Shakespeare", essays, poems, and a section of quotations that illustrate "Johnson talking."
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1709-1784
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Johnson, Samuel
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3522
LC item number
.M2 1964
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1905-1969
  • 1915-
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  • McAdam, E. L.
  • Milne, George
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  • Poetry
  • Essays
Label
A Johnson reader, edited by E.L. McAdam, Jr. & George Milne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the text -- Life of Savage -- Vanity of human wishes -- Preface to the Dictionary -- Selections from the Dictionary -- Essays : Rambler, no. 4, The modern form of romances preferable to the ancient. The necessity of characters morally good ; No. 18. The unhappiness of marriage caused by irregular motives of choice ; No. 21. The anxieties of literature not less than those of public stations. The inequality of authors' writings ; No. 31. The defence of a known mistake highly culpable ; No. 60. The dignity and usefulness of biography ; No. 144. The difficulty of raising reputation. The various species of detractors ; No. 208. The Rambler's reception. His design ; Observations on the present state of affairs ; Idler. No. 22. The vulture ; No. 23. The unfitness of imprisoning debtors ; No. 61. Minim the critick ; No. 62. Minim the critick ; Bravery of the English common soldiers ; Legal brief on freeing a Negro slave -- Rasselas -- Preface to Shakespeare -- Life of Milton -- Life of Gray -- Light verse : Lines written in ridicule of Thomas Warton's poems ; Parody of Thomas Warton ; Parodies of The hermit of Warkworth ; Short song of congratulation -- Letters : To the Earl of Chesterfield, February, 1755 ; To the Earl of Bute, July 20, 1762 ; To Miss Susanna Thrale, July, 1783 ; To Mrs. Thrale, July 2, 1784 ; To Mrs. Thrale, July 8, 1784 -- Johnson talking
Control code
711057
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 464 pages
Lccn
64010976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
A Johnson reader, edited by E.L. McAdam, Jr. & George Milne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Note on the text -- Life of Savage -- Vanity of human wishes -- Preface to the Dictionary -- Selections from the Dictionary -- Essays : Rambler, no. 4, The modern form of romances preferable to the ancient. The necessity of characters morally good ; No. 18. The unhappiness of marriage caused by irregular motives of choice ; No. 21. The anxieties of literature not less than those of public stations. The inequality of authors' writings ; No. 31. The defence of a known mistake highly culpable ; No. 60. The dignity and usefulness of biography ; No. 144. The difficulty of raising reputation. The various species of detractors ; No. 208. The Rambler's reception. His design ; Observations on the present state of affairs ; Idler. No. 22. The vulture ; No. 23. The unfitness of imprisoning debtors ; No. 61. Minim the critick ; No. 62. Minim the critick ; Bravery of the English common soldiers ; Legal brief on freeing a Negro slave -- Rasselas -- Preface to Shakespeare -- Life of Milton -- Life of Gray -- Light verse : Lines written in ridicule of Thomas Warton's poems ; Parody of Thomas Warton ; Parodies of The hermit of Warkworth ; Short song of congratulation -- Letters : To the Earl of Chesterfield, February, 1755 ; To the Earl of Bute, July 20, 1762 ; To Miss Susanna Thrale, July, 1783 ; To Mrs. Thrale, July 2, 1784 ; To Mrs. Thrale, July 8, 1784 -- Johnson talking
Control code
711057
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 464 pages
Lccn
64010976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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