Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

by Freya Johnston

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199251827
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Freya Johnson is a Fellow and Lecturer in English at Christ's College, Cambridge. She was previously Enid Welsford Research Fellow in English at Newnham College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Inclusion and Exclusion
2. 'Voluntary Degradation': Johnson's Prefaces and Dedications
3. Diminishing Returns: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland'
4. Stooping to Conquer: Johnsonian Biography

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