Lee, "Community and Solitude: New Essays on Johnson's Circle" is a collection of ten essays that explores relationships between Johnson and several of his main contemporaries--including James Boswell
, Edmund Burke, Frances Burney, Robert Chambers, Oliver Goldsmith, Bennet Langton, Arthur Murphy, Richard Savage, Anna Seward, and Thomas Warton.
1763: Dr Johnson and James Boswell
met for the first time at Tom Davie's bookshop in Russell Street, London.
A John Donne B John Napier C Robert Burns D James Boswell
Unlike my friend James Boswell
. I found his diary again, written in 1763 when he first came to London.
1740: James Boswell
, Scottish diarist and biographer of Samuel Johnson, was born.
The Scottish writer James Boswell
is primarily remembered for his 1791 biography of which writer?
1763 - Samuel Johnson meets his future biographer James Boswell
"But the Johnson we remember is the one James Boswell
As Atlas leads us through his own experiences as a biographer, he makes detours into the lives and writings of those biographers who came before him--Plutarch, James Boswell
, Thomas Carlyle--to more deeply explore the art of biography itself.
Known universally for his Life of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
was a rollicking writer of essays, letters, and doggerel, as well as newspaper and journal articles.
What did Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
, Dorothy Wordsworth, James Hogg and Robert Southey have in common?
Cloth, $26.95--This lively book provides what the title promises: an account of the High Enlightenment from the point of view of James Boswell
. Its centerpiece is the young Scot's nearly two-year Continental tour in 1763-1765, devoted to study, adventure, hobnobbing with celebrities, and a bit of journalism that would launch his career as a man of letters.