A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775) is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late s...
The Plays of William Shakespeare
The Plays of William Shakespeare was an 18th-century edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, edited by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. Johnson announced his intention to edit Shakesp...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, originally titled The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale, though often abbreviated to Rasselas, is an apologue about happiness by Samuel Johnson. The book's orig...
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Life of Mr Richard Savage
Samuel Johnson's Life of Mr Richard Savage (1744), short title is Life of Savage and full title is An Account of the Life of Mr Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers, was the first major biography pu...
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A Dictionary of the English Language
Published on 15 April 1755 and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.There was dissatisfact...
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Letter to Chesterfield
The Letter to Chesterfield (February 1755) was Samuel Johnson's response to what some believed to be Lord Chesterfield's opportunistic endorsement of his A Dictionary of the English Language. Although...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets
Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (1779–81) is a work by Samuel Johnson, comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. It is...
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