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Lives of the English Poets, Vol. 1 by Samuel Johnson ISBN 13: 9788171560738

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Hardcover; Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (p) Ltd; ISBN-13: 978-8171560738

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Lives of the English Poets, Vol. 1

by Samuel Johnson

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9788171560738
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8171560733
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Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. New. Dr. Samuel Johnson`s magnum opus, Lives of the English Poets, is such a work as posterity will not willingly let die. Though written more than 200 years ago (1777-81), the Lives has lost neither its charm for the general reader of the present age nor its relevance to modern criti¬cism. The narratives, the biographical part of the Lives, pleasantly written in a conversational style, full of anec¬dotes, wise observations, and life-like portraits of characters, are a peren¬nial source of delight to the reader. As short biographies, they are unrivalled. If the biographical section attracts the general reader, the critical section draws the attention of the students of literary history and criticism. To the student of literary history, the Lives gives an authentic account of 18th-century literature and culture, or rather of the neo-classical age, of the period of a hundred years or so that followed the… Read more
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Lives of the English Poets, Vol. 1

by Samuel Johnson

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9788171560738
ISBN 10
8171560733
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New Delhi, India
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Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. New. Dr. Samuel Johnson`s magnum opus, Lives of the English Poets, is such a work as posterity will not willingly let die. Though written more than 200 years ago (1777-81), the Lives has lost neither its charm for the general reader of the present age nor its relevance to modern critiĀ¬cism. The narratives, the biographical part of the Lives, pleasantly written in a conversational style, full of anecĀ¬dotes, wise observations, and life-like portraits of characters, are a perenĀ¬nial source of delight to the reader. As short biographies, they are unrivalled. If the biographical section attracts the general reader, the critical section draws the attention of the students of literary history and criticism. To the student of literary history, the Lives gives an authentic account of 18th-century literature and culture, or rather of the neo-classical age, of the period of a hundred years or so that followed the restoration of Monarchy in 1660.… Read more
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Lives of the English Poets, Vol. 1

by Samuel Johnson

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  • hardcover
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Used
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9788171560738
ISBN 10
8171560733
Quantity available
500
Seller
New Delhi, India
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$14.81
$8.00 shipping to USA

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Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. New. Dr. Samuel Johnson`s magnum opus, Lives of the English Poets, is such a work as posterity will not willingly let die. Though written more than 200 years ago (1777-81), the Lives has lost neither its charm for the general reader of the present age nor its relevance to modern criti¬cism. The narratives, the biographical part of the Lives, pleasantly written in a conversational style, full of anec¬dotes, wise observations, and life-like portraits of characters, are a peren¬nial source of delight to the reader. As short biographies, they are unrivalled. If the biographical section attracts the general reader, the critical section draws the attention of the students of literary history and criticism. To the student of literary history, the Lives gives an authentic account of 18th-century literature and culture, or rather of the neo-classical age, of the period of a hundred years or so that followed the… Read more
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$14.81
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