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Title Dr. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1986.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Genoa-Kingston CUSD 424 - HS Stacks - GKLY-11  828.8 JOH    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 280 pages ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Modern critical views
Modern critical views.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-271) and index.
Contents Johnson's theory / W.K. Wimsatt -- The life of Boswell / Frederick A. Pottle -- The treachery of the human heart and the stratagems of defense / Walter Jackson Bate -- In praise of Rasselas : four notes (converging) / W.K. Wimsatt -- "The anxious employment of a periodical writer" / Paul Fussell -- The vanity of human wishes / Leopold Damrosch, Jr. -- The strategies of biography and some eighteenth-century examples / Frank Brady -- Boswell's notes toward a supreme fiction : from London Journal to Life of Johnson / Robert H. Bell -- A Plutarchan hero : the Tour to Corsica / William C. Dowling -- "The language properly so-called" : Johnson's language and politics / John Barrell -- Johnson in mourning / Laura Quinney -- "Generous attachment" : the politics of biography in the Tour to the Hebrides / Gordon Turnbull.
Reflections as criterion in The lives of the poets / Robert J. Griffin.
Form Also issued online.
Summary A collection of critical essays on the works of Dr. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell, arranged in order of original publication.
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Boswell, James, 1740-1795. Life of Samuel Johnson.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. (OCoLC)fst00029184
Johnson, Samuel, (1709-1784) -- Critique et interprétation.
Boswell, James, (1740-1795) -- Critique et interprétation.
Life of Samuel Johnson (Boswell, James) (OCoLC)fst01356397
Biography as a literary form.
Biography as a literary form. (OCoLC)fst00832172
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
Added Title Doctor Samuel Johnson and James Boswell.
Other Form: Online version: Dr. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1986 (OCoLC)569508989
ISBN 0877546789 (alk. paper)
9780877546788 (alk. paper)

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