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Published: 07 July 2005

206 Pages | 8 plates

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199284832


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Designing the Life of Johnson

The Lyell Lectures in Bibliography, 2001-2

Bruce Redford

Lyell Lectures in Bibliography

  • A scintillating study of Boswell the biographer and Johnson the subject, from one of the foremost scholars of both.
  • Bruce Redford is the editor of both Johnson's Letters and the manuscript of Boswell's Life of Johnson, making him uniquely placed to study Boswell's extraordinary achievement.
  • Shows how Boswell revised and refined his notes and drafts, to fashion and dramatize the presentation of his famous friend.

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