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Hill, George Birkbeck Norman 1835-1903

Overview
Works: 231 works in 779 publications in 1 language and 8,792 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Quotations  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Compiler
Classifications: PR3533, 928.2
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Life of Johnson by James Boswell ( Book )
90 editions published between 1884 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boswell's biography of the writer Samuel Johnson
Johnsonian miscellanies by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
39 editions published between 1897 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of the poets a selection by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
27 editions published between 1805 and 2009 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If a man is to write A Panegyrick, he may keep vices out of sight; but if he professes to write A Life, he must represent it really as it was.'In the last of his major writings, Samuel Johnson looked back over the previous two centuries of English Literature in order to describe the personalities as well as the achievements of the leading English poets. The major Lives - of Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope - are memorable cameos of the life of writing in which Johnson is as attentive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives preserve some of Johnson's most piercing, critical ju
The letters of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
11 editions published in 1892 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
30 editions published between 1887 and 1967 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What then is to be done? said Rasselas; the more we inquire, the less we can resolve.'Rasselas and his companions escape the pleasures of the 'happy valley' in order to make their 'choice of life'. By witnessing the misfortunes and miseries of others they may come to understand the nature of happiness, and value it more highly. Their travels and enquiries raise important practical and philosophical questions concerning many aspects of the human condition, including the business of a poet, the stability of reason, the immortality of the soul, and how to find contentment. Johnson's adaptation of
The memoirs of the life of Edward Gibbon with various observations and excursions by Edward Gibbon ( Book )
14 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William Allingham, 1854-1870 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti ( Book )
14 editions published between 1897 and 1898 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colonel Gordon in Central Africa, 1874-1879 by Charles George Gordon ( Book )
32 editions published between 1881 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvard college, by an Oxonian by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
20 editions published between 1894 and 1906 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Johnson : his friends and his critics by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
10 editions published between 1878 and 1979 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writers and readers by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
16 editions published between 1892 and 1980 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unpublished letters of Dean Swift by Jonathan Swift ( Book )
13 editions published between 1899 and 1979 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Footsteps of Dr. Johnson (Scotland) by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
22 editions published between 1890 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The letters of David Hume by David Hume ( Book )
13 editions published between 1888 and 1998 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of Johnson, together with Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales by James Boswell ( Book )
13 editions published between 1889 and 1964 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wit and wisdom of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1888 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boswell's correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine and his Journal of a tour to Corsica (reprinted from the original editions) by James Boswell ( Book )
9 editions published between 1879 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Sir Rowland Hill and the history of penny postage by Rowland Hill ( Book )
7 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Postgeschichte ; Philatelie ; Postbetrieb ; Briefpost ; Postkarte ; England ; Frankreich
Talks about autographs by George Birkbeck Norman Hill ( Book )
11 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Select essays of Dr. Johnson by Samuel Johnson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1889 and 1978 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Birkbeck Hill, George 1835-1903
Hill, G. Birkbeck.
Hill, G. Birkbeck 1835-1903
Hill, G. Birkbeck (George Birkbeck), 1835-1903
Hill, George B.
Hill, George Birkbeck.
Hill George Birkbeck 1835-1903
Hill, George Birkbeck Norman.
Hill, Georges Birkbeck.
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