James Boswell: The Life of Johnson
By (author) Greg Clingham
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James Boswell: The Life of Johnson by Greg Clingham
Book DescriptionThis is a radical introduction to the Life of Johnson. It discusses the main structural, dramatic, historical and imaginative aspects of the work, and establishes its intellectual contexts: Hume's philosophy, earlier biographical writings by Boswell, and the French and German Enlightenment and romantic traditions. Professor Clingham offers an account of the Life based upon reassessment of the nature of biography, of Boswell's style and thought, and of Johnson's own works. As he examines the Life's complex psychological, emotional and artistic facets, a fresh picture of Boswell as biographer emerges. The book also provides a table of the principal scenes and conversations in the Life, as well as a chronological table of Boswell's life and times and a guide to further reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521378932
(203mm x 127mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Greg Clingham
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To mark the tercentenary of Samuel Johnson's birth in 2009, the specially-commissioned essays in this volume review his scholarly reputation.
New Light on Boswell, Paperback (November 2005)
A collection of essays first published in 1991 to commemorate the bicentenary of Boswell's Life of Johnson.
Johnson, Writing, and Memory, Paperback (November 2005)
Examines Johnson's writing in relation to eighteenth-century thought on literature, history, fiction and law.
Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by Greg Clingham
This Companion, first published in 1997, provides an introduction to the works and life of one of the key figures in English literary history.
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