The Works Of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson

This comprehensive collection encapsulates the intellectual and literary prowess of a prominent 18th-century English writer, critic, and lexicographer. It brings together a diverse array of his essays, poems, sermons, and biographical sketches, including his most celebrated works such as his moralistic essays and his groundbreaking dictionary of the English language. The anthology showcases his wit, moral insight, and profound influence on English literature and thought, offering readers a profound glimpse into the mind of one of the era's most distinguished men of letters.

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Total Points: 45

Since this book was first published in 1787, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 45.0.

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