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The Resource Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism

Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism

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Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism
Title
Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Rasselas has received more critical commentary than almost any other work by Samuel Johnson, Edward Tomarken's book is the first full length study to focus on his tale of the Prince of Abyssinia. This anomaly arises, as Tomarken shows, because Rasselas has remained resistant to the customary critical approaches of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, consistently eliciting new kinds of insights and raising new sorts of problems. Tomarken' s contribution is a new methodology to explain this phenomenon. He sees Johnson's early writings, London and Irene, as instances o
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
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Tomarken, Edward
Dewey number
  • 823.6
  • 823/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3534 .T66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations Used; Introduction; Part I. Rasselas and the Critics; 1. A History of Rasselas Criticism, 1759-1986; 2. Prison-Paradise: Preparation for Entry into the World; 3. The History of Imlac: Methodological Implications; 4. A Journey to Understanding; Part II. A Literary-Critical Journey; 5. Trial and Error: Irene and London; 6. Form and Reference: The Vanity of Human Wishes; 7. Historical Understanding: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland; 8. The Limitations of Perspectivism: The Lives of Rasselas and Pope
  • 9. Theoretical ConclusionNotes; A Chronological Checklist of Rasselas Criticism, 1759-1986; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
Control code
900344838
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161778
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt129cz48
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344838
Label
Johnson, Rasselas, and the Choice of Criticism
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations Used; Introduction; Part I. Rasselas and the Critics; 1. A History of Rasselas Criticism, 1759-1986; 2. Prison-Paradise: Preparation for Entry into the World; 3. The History of Imlac: Methodological Implications; 4. A Journey to Understanding; Part II. A Literary-Critical Journey; 5. Trial and Error: Irene and London; 6. Form and Reference: The Vanity of Human Wishes; 7. Historical Understanding: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland; 8. The Limitations of Perspectivism: The Lives of Rasselas and Pope
  • 9. Theoretical ConclusionNotes; A Chronological Checklist of Rasselas Criticism, 1759-1986; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
Control code
900344838
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161778
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cz48
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344838

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