Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate

This biography provides an in-depth look into the life of Samuel Johnson, an 18th-century English writer who contributed greatly to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, and lexicographer. The book explores Johnson's struggles with depression, fear of death, and various physical ailments, as well as his intellectual prowess and his impact on literature. It also delves into his relationships with other notable figures of his time, offering a comprehensive portrait of a complex and influential man.

The 1762nd greatest book of all time


Published
1977
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
1400
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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