The historical context of Johnson"s Lives of the poets
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The historical context of Johnson"s Lives of the poets rival collections of English poetry, 1777-1810 by Thomas Frank Bonnell

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Written in English


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Statementby Thomas Frank Bonnell.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/152 (P)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 228 leaves
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3263841M
LC Control Number83184384

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Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Poets: Volume I (Oxford English Texts) eBook: Johnson, Samuel, Lonsdale, Roger: : Kindle Store. Johnson himself wrote in 'I know not that I have written any thing more generally commended than the Lives of the Poets'. Always recognized as a major biographical and critical achievement, Samuel Johnson's last literary project is also one of his most readable and entertaining, written with characteristic eloquence and conviction, and at times with combative : Samuel Johnson. Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (–81), alternatively known by the shorter title Lives of the Poets, is a work by Samuel Johnson comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. These were arranged, approximately, by date of death. From the close of the 18th century, expanded editions and updates of Johnson’s. The commentary provides a detailed literary and historical context, investigating Johnson's sources, relating the Lives to his own earlier writings and conversation, and to the critical opinions of his contemporaries, as well as illustrating their early : Hardcover.

The Lives of the Poets book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here is a substantial selection of Samuel Johnson's magisteri /5. The commentary provides a detailed literary and historical context, investigating Johnson's sources, relating the Lives to his own earlier writings and conversation, and to the critical opinions of his contemporaries, as well as illustrating their early reception. This is the first scholarly edition since George Birkbeck Hill's three-volume Format: Hardcover. The Lives of the Poets A Selection Samuel Johnson Edited by Roger Lonsdale and John Mullan Mullan Oxford World's Classics. A unique selection from Johnson's Lives of the Poets, drawn from Roger Lonsdale's acclaimed complete edition, and with an engaging Introduction and Notes by John Mullan.; Selects ten complete Lives of the most important poets and is the only one-volume paperback edition . Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Poets by Roger Lonsdale, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(30).

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