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  1. Selections From the Life of Samuel Johnson
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    Selections From the Life of Samuel Johnson
    James Boswell
    Dover Publications / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  1. The Life of Samuel Johnson
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    The Life of Samuel Johnson
    James Boswell
    Fleming H. Revell Company / 2018 / Hardcover
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  1. The Life of Samuel Johnson
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    The Life of Samuel Johnson
    James Boswell
    Revell / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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  1. The Life of Samuel Johnson
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    The Life of Samuel Johnson
    James Boswell
    Penguin Classics / 1979 / Trade Paperback
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In Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the towering figures of English literature is revealed with unparalleled immediacy and originality. While Johnson's Dictionary remains a monument of scholarship, and his essays and criticism command continuing respect, we owe our knowledge of the man himself to this biography. Through a series of wonderfully detailed anecdotes, Johnson emerges as a sociable figure with a huge appetite for life, crossing swords with other eighteenth century luminaries, from Garrick and Goldsmith to Burney and Burke - and even his long-suffering friend and disciple James Boswell. Yet Johnson had a vulnerable, even tragic, side, and anxieties and obsessions haunted his private hours. Boswell's sensitivity and insight into every facet of his subject's character ultimately make this biography as moving as it is entertaining.

  1. The Life of Johnson, Vol. 0000
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    The Life of Johnson, Vol. 0000
    James Boswell, Claude Rawson
    Random House / 1993 / Hardcover
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James Boswell, a contemporary of Samuel Johnson, tells the biography of his close friend. Included in this book is a chronology of Johnson's life as well as an index.

  1. The Life of Samuel Johnson - eBookeBOOK
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    The Life of Samuel Johnson - eBook
    James Boswell, Claude Rawson
    Everyman's Library / 2015 / ePub
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