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    Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, Ll.D.: To Which are Added Some Poems Never Before Printed (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies) (Paperback) By (author) Samuel Johnson, Edited by Hester Lynch Piozzi

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    DescriptionOne of the most celebrated individuals of English literature, Samuel Johnson (1709-84) was a defining figure of his age. In addition to his celebrated labours as a lexicographer, Johnson distinguished himself as a poet, essayist, critic, biographer and editor. The writer and society hostess Hester Lynch Piozzi (1741-1821) was an unconventional woman of great intellectual vivacity. She became a close friend of Johnson, whom she met through her first husband, the brewer Henry Thrale, whose ailing business Johnson did much to support. As well as writing essays, poetry, memoirs and travel diaries, she was one of the first women to produce works on philology and history. First published in 1788 - two years after her groundbreaking Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, which anticipated Boswell's biography - these letters offer a captivating glimpse into their daily lives and concerns. Volume 1 covers the period 1765 to 1777.


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    Title
    Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson, Ll.D.
    Subtitle
    To Which are Added Some Poems Never Before Printed
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel Johnson, Edited by Hester Lynch Piozzi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 422
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 530 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108059954
    ISBN 10: 1108059953
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: DSBD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC classification: PR
    BIC subject category V2: BJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    DC22: 828.609
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.9T
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 820
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    DC23: 828.609
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    06 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Letters 1-182.