Boswell's Life of Johnson
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 26. mar. 2016 - 510 strani
Boswell's Life of Johnson By James Boswell A 22-year-old James Boswell met 54-year-old Samuel Johnson in a bookshop and the two began a lifelong friendship. Boswell, a lawyer, took copious notes during their time together and published his seminal work -- a biography that would influence the genre for centuries to come. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791) was a popular and critical success when first published. and it delves into the life of the poet, essayist, critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.