James Boswell


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Noun1.James Boswell - Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)James Boswell - Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)
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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 2.
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 in London
"But the Johnson we remember is the one James Boswell wrote down."
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.