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The Resource Aspects of Samuel Johnson : essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics, Howard D. Weinbrot

Aspects of Samuel Johnson : essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics, Howard D. Weinbrot

Label
Aspects of Samuel Johnson : essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics
Title
Aspects of Samuel Johnson
Title remainder
essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics
Statement of responsibility
Howard D. Weinbrot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Aspects of Samuel Johnson contributes to the 250th anniversary of the appearance of Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language (1755). The volume assembles sixteen of Weinbrot's earlier, recent, and new essays that help to clarify aspects of Johnson's arts, mind or intellectual modes of proceeding, later reputation, and politics."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weinbrot, Howard D
Dewey number
828/.609
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3534
LC item number
.W45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
Label
Aspects of Samuel Johnson : essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics, Howard D. Weinbrot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Arts -- Johnson's Plan and preface to the Dictionary: the growth of a lexicographer's mind -- What Johnson's illustrative quotations illustrate: language and viewpoint in the Dictionary -- The poetry of Samuel Johnson -- Johnson's London and Juvenal's third satire: the country as "ironic" norm -- No "mock debate": questions and answers in The vanity of human wishes -- Johnson and the arts of narrations: The life of savage, The vanity of human wishes, and Rasselas -- Johnson and the domestic metaphor -- II: Mind -- The reader, the general, and the particular: Johnson and Imlac in chapter ten of Rasselas -- Johnson and genre -- "Obstinate contests of disagreeing virtues": Johnson, skepticism, the but clause, and the dialectical imperative -- III: Afterlife -- Samuel Johnson, Percival Stockdale, and "brickbats from Grubstreet": some later response to the Lives of the poets -- Johnson before Boswell in eighteenth-century France: notes toward reclaiming a man of letters -- IV: Johnson and politics -- The genesis of a controversy: the politics of Johnson and the Johnson of politics -- Johnson, Oxford, oaths, and historical evidence -- The vanity of human wishes Part I: who said he was a Jacobite hero? The political genealogy of Johnson's Charles of Sweden -- The vanity of human wishes Part II: reading Charles of Sweden in the poem, reading Johnson's politics
Control code
62557407
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780874138740
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005003464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Aspects of Samuel Johnson : essays on his arts, mind, afterlife, and politics, Howard D. Weinbrot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Arts -- Johnson's Plan and preface to the Dictionary: the growth of a lexicographer's mind -- What Johnson's illustrative quotations illustrate: language and viewpoint in the Dictionary -- The poetry of Samuel Johnson -- Johnson's London and Juvenal's third satire: the country as "ironic" norm -- No "mock debate": questions and answers in The vanity of human wishes -- Johnson and the arts of narrations: The life of savage, The vanity of human wishes, and Rasselas -- Johnson and the domestic metaphor -- II: Mind -- The reader, the general, and the particular: Johnson and Imlac in chapter ten of Rasselas -- Johnson and genre -- "Obstinate contests of disagreeing virtues": Johnson, skepticism, the but clause, and the dialectical imperative -- III: Afterlife -- Samuel Johnson, Percival Stockdale, and "brickbats from Grubstreet": some later response to the Lives of the poets -- Johnson before Boswell in eighteenth-century France: notes toward reclaiming a man of letters -- IV: Johnson and politics -- The genesis of a controversy: the politics of Johnson and the Johnson of politics -- Johnson, Oxford, oaths, and historical evidence -- The vanity of human wishes Part I: who said he was a Jacobite hero? The political genealogy of Johnson's Charles of Sweden -- The vanity of human wishes Part II: reading Charles of Sweden in the poem, reading Johnson's politics
Control code
62557407
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780874138740
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005003464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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