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Samuel Johnson and James Boswell

T. Ralph Morton

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell

first tourists to Iona, and their successors : 1773, 1873, 1973

by T. Ralph Morton

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Published by Iona Community in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iona (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Travel -- Scotland -- Iona,
    • Boswell, James, 1740-1795 -- Travel -- Scotland -- Iona,
    • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography,
    • Iona (Scotland) -- Description and travel -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ralph Morton.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3533 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination8 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4588769M
      ISBN 100950135151
      LC Control Number77350759
      OCLC/WorldCa2875738

      James Boswell forever changed the genre of biography when he painstakingly transformed a scholarly profusion of detail into a perceptive, lifelike portrait of Dr. Samuel Johnson. James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities and is the source of much of what we know about one of the. Boswell, a self-described “gentleman of ancient blood,” was a lawyer and a writer who knew Johnson well for more than 20 years. He was also a kind of genius.

      Read Introduction of The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell. The text begins: Phillips Brooks once told the boys at Exeter that in reading biography three men meet one another in close intimacy—the subject of the biography, the author, and the reader. Of the three the most interesting is, of course, the man about whom the book is written. James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson has often been described as the greatest biography ever written. It has also come to be known as the first true modern biography--the first resembling what we think of as biography today. At the center of a brilliant literary circle that.

        Excerpted from “Class Samuel Johnson as Seen by Boswell. The Art of Biography. Johnson and His Critics. Monday, November 7, ,” in Professor Borges: A Course on English Literature, a compilation of twenty-five lectures Borges gave in that has been translated into English for the first time by Katherine will be published by New Directions on July Life of Johnson: Spouse: Margaret Montgomerie: Children: Alexander Boswell (–) James Boswell (–) Veronica (–) Euphemia ( – c. ) Elizabeth (–) Charles Boswell.


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