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Samuel Johnson and the art of sinking, 1709-1791

by Freya Johnston

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • England -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-255) and index.

      StatementFreya Johnston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3534 .J67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3438940M
      ISBN 100199251827
      LC Control Number2005298048
      OCLC/WorldCa56649496

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      Samuel Johnson: The Arc of the Pendulum offers unique insight into the works of Samuel Johnson by re-considering William Hazlitt's oft-cited comparison between Johnson's prose and a pendulum. In , William Hazlitt condemned Samuel Johnson's prose style as 'a species of rhyming' in which 'the close of the period follows as mechanically as the oscillation of a pendulum, the sense is balanced. From the Guardian archive Saving Samuel Johnson's house – archive, 5 October The Johnson family home, now a museum, is in need of repair Published: 5 Oct

      She is the author of Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking, (Oxford University Press, ), general editor of The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock (Cambridge University Press, ) and co-editor of Jane Austen's Teenage Writings (Oxford 5/5(4). Hudson (Nicholas), Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought (Oxford, and reprinted). Clark (J.C.D.), Samuel Johnson; Literature, Religion and English Cultural Politics from the Restoration to Romanticism (Cambridge, ). Johnston (Freya), Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking, (Oxford, ), pp. J.H. Prynne, April.


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She is general co-editor, with Matthew Bevis, of The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock (Cambridge University Press, ).Cited by: 2.

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She is the author of Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking, (Oxford University Press, ) and of various articles and chapters in books on Johnson, Austen, and their contemporaries.

She is general co-editor, with Matthew Bevis, of The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock (Cambridge University Press, ).Author: Freya Johnston. She is the author of Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking, (Oxford University Press, ), general editor of The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock (Cambridge University Press, ) and co-editor of Jane Brand: Oxford University Press.

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1. Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language, as it first appeared inoccupied two huge and very expensive folio volumes.A glance at the familiar Vanity Fair illustration will prove that the school-leaving copy thrown out of her coach window by Becky Sharp was not the whole dictionary but a cheap abridgment, such as might be thought a suitable school-leaving present.The Works of Samuel Johnson: The Adventurer and Idler Microbook library of English literature Oxf.

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