This edition presents not only familiar pieces like Rasselas, "The Vanity of Human Wishes," the Prefaces to Shakespeare and the Dictionary, many Rambler and Idler essays, and biographical and critical works, but also a substantial sampling of lesserknown prose, poetry, letters, and journals.
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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, novelist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0135103622