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Published: 13 March 2020

1,344 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198859246

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Samuel Johnson

Selected Writings

Edited by David Womersley

21st-Century Oxford Authors

  • Introduces students to the life and work of Samuel Johnson
  • Johnson's work is presented in chronological order, allowing students to study his development and growth as a poet and essayist
  • Includes a separate Chronology at the opening of the volume, which provides details of Johnson's life, and the composition and publication of his works
  • The poems and writings are presented free of annotation on the pages, allowing students to encounter the original texts afresh
  • Explanatory notes and commentary are located at the end of the book, providing students with a wealth of additional material and information that will enhance the understanding and enjoyment of these works
  • An essential teaching resource, representing Johnson's work in all its variety