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Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia

Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia

by Pat Rogers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198182597

ISBN-13: 9780198182597

Pub. Date: 04/28/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is the first comprehensive treatment of Johnson and Boswell in relation to Scotland, as revealed in their accounts of their trip to the Hebrides in 1773. Locating the famous journey both within the context of travel writing in the decade of Cook's Pacific voyages, and in an intellectual, cultural, and literary context, Rogers explores the motives of both men

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This is the first comprehensive treatment of Johnson and Boswell in relation to Scotland, as revealed in their accounts of their trip to the Hebrides in 1773. Locating the famous journey both within the context of travel writing in the decade of Cook's Pacific voyages, and in an intellectual, cultural, and literary context, Rogers explores the motives of both men in making the "Grand Detour" in the face of the anti-Scottish feeling of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198182597
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.78(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

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