The Life of Samuel Johnson

The most complete edition ever published of the iconic Biography WIDELY REGARDED as the finest literary biography ever published, James Boswell s Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities, and is ...

Author: James Boswell

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780140436624

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1245

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The most complete edition ever published of the iconic Biography WIDELY REGARDED as the finest literary biography ever published, James Boswell s Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities, and is the source of much of what we know about one of the towering figures of English literature. This new edition collates and corrects the textual inaccuracies of previous versions, returning to the original manuscript in order to present a definitive edition of this landmark text.