Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2021

576 Pages | 3 Maps

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198798743

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell
Edited by Jack Lynch and Celia Barnes

Oxford World's Classics

  • A classic text combining the work of Boswell and Johnson
  • Provides both a reading and critical engagement with the texts
  • Presents a lightly edited version of Boswell and Johnson's works; this publication preserves the original orthography, corrects typographical errors, and adapts some of the punctuation to fit modern grammatical standards
  • Provides clear and concise explanations of Johnson's and Boswell's respective careers, their friendship, and Boswell's grand biographical project
  • Highlights eighteenth-century notions of stadial development and the progress of civilization