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Johnson agonistes and other essays

Bertrand H. Bronson

Johnson agonistes and other essays

by Bertrand H. Bronson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementby Bertrand H.Bronson.
ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
The Physical Object
Pagination156p.
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL20388623M

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The essays are entitled 'Johnson Agonistes', 'Boswell's Boswell' and 'Johnson's 'Irene'. All three are written in an open, readable style and will be of value to anyone with an interest in Johnson, Boswell and eighteenth-century literature in by: 8.

Johnson Agonistes and Other Essays. by Bertrand H. Bronson (Author) January ; Originally published ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ Paperback $, £; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: x First published inthis concise volume gathers together two essays on Samuel Johnson and one on James Boswell.

The essays are entitled 'Johnson Agonistes', 'Boswell's Boswell' and 'Johnson's 'Irene'. All three are written in an open, readable style and contain numerous quotations from their subjects, together with notes.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Johnson. Johnson Agonistes and Other Essays. Product Details. Category: books SKU: ADA Title: Johnson Agonistes and Other Essays Author: Bertrand Harris Bronson Book binding: Paperback Publisher: University of California Press Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

pages. Red paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major Rating: % positive. Johnson Agonistes, and other essays. Berkeley, University of California Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; James Boswell; Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Samuel Johnson; James Boswell; Boswell, James ; Johnson, Samuel ; Johnson.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bronson, Bertrand Harris, Johnson Agonistes, & other essays. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, Samson Agonistes literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Samson Agonistes.

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Bronson --A survey of Johnsonian studies, / James L. Clifford --Johnson's poems / David Nichol Smith --Johnson as critic / F.R. Leavis --Johnson. Samson Agonistes draws on the story of Samson from the Old Testament, Judges ; in fact it is a dramatization of the story starting at Judges The drama starts in medias res.

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