Title: The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
This Companion, first published in 1997, provides an introduction to the works and life of one of the key figures in English literary history. Editor(s): Clingham, Greg. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 288 pages, 10 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; DSBD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 17. Weight in Grams: 460. . 1997. First Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780521556255
Synopsis: This Companion provides a unique introduction and guide to the works and life of one of the key figures in English literary history. The source of endless familiar aphorisms, the compiler of the first great dictionary in English, the greatest of essayists, and one of the most distinctive characters and conversationalists in our literary culture, Johnson is here surveyed in his entirety. Chapters on the major works, his life, conversation, letters and critical reception appear alongside fresh thematic essays, a chronology and a guide to further reading.
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