Lives of the English Poets-Vol I

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Read Books, 1. jaan 2006 - 480 pages
'This extremely delightful compendium can never cease to please those who desire intellectual stimulus rather than information, and who can endure the dogmatic expression of an opinion with which they disagree.' Sir Edmund Gosse

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About the author (2006)

Samuel Johnson is famous today as the author of the first dictionary of the English language, and as the subject of one of the most famous biographies of all time (by James Boswell). Also known as a poet, critic, journalist, philosopher and editor, he was one of the most celebrated figures of his day. He died in 1709.

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