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Johnson, Samuel

Overview
Works: 11 works in 15 publications in 2 languages and 42 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Portraits  Satire  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR553, 821.009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Johnson
Le rôdeur trad. de l'anglois ( )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Schwärmer oder Herumstreifer eine Sittenschrift ; aus dem Englischen ( )
1 edition published in 1754 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson( Book )
3 editions published between 1823 and 2012 in English and held by 3 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 lives of the poets a selection by Samuel Johnson( Book )
2 editions published in 1858 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 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
Lives of the English Poets : Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope by Samuel Johnson( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of the English poets by Samuel Johnson( Book )
1 edition published in 1858 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lives of the English Poets : Waller, Milton, Cowley by Samuel Johnson( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper including the series edited with prefaces, biographical and critical by Samuel Johnson( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of ContentsThe Adventurer and Idler 1753-54; 1758-60A Grammar of the English TongueA Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland 1775Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope 1779-81Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Addison, Savage, Swift 1779-81Lives of the Poets: Gay, Thomson, Young, Gray etc
 
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Languages
English (10)
German (4)