Life Of Johnson (Oxford World\'s Classics)

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Life of Johnson (Oxford World's Classics)

This complete and unabridged edition is the only complete critical edition in paperback. Samuel Johnson was a poet, essayist, dramatist, and pioneering lexicographer, but his continuing reputation depends less on his literary output than on the fortunate accident of finding an ideal biographer in James Boswell. As Johnson's constant and admiring companion, Boswell was able to record not only the outward events of his life, but also the humour, wit, and sturdy common sense of his conversation. His brilliant portrait of a major literary figure of the eighteenth century, enriched by historical and social detail, remains a monument to the art of biography.

Specifications of Life of Johnson (Oxford World's Classics)

GENERAL
AuthorJames Boswell
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionUnabridged
ISBN-100192835319
ISBN-139780192835314
PublisherOxford University Press
Number Of Pages1536
Publication Date1998-11-19
DIMENSIONS
Height5.1 inch.
Length7.6 inch.
Width2.4 inch.
Weight0.12 pounds.

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