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Life of Johnson

James Boswell

Life of Johnson

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames Boswell. Vol.1.
ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
The Physical Object
Pagination672p.
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21452254M
ISBN 100460010018

This is well-trod ground, starting with Boswell’s own Life of Johnson and running through a long list of biographies that focus on one, the other, or the two together. Do we really need a new. Jan 10,  · "Mozart: A Life" by Paul Johnson. (Viking) Yet far worse is the sloppiness of Johnson’s writing — some banal phrases and verbal tics, but mainly the amount of repetition.


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