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Famous Authors: Samuel Johnson


 
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Item #:  D1808
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Running Time: 30 minutes
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UPC: 032031180895
ISBN: 0-7697-8609-X


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A lexicographer, essayist, poet and critic, Johnson was the leading writer of the second half of the 18th century, now referred to as the "Age of Johnson" in recognition of his eminence. He wrote the first English dictionary based on historical principles and produced one of the highest regarded editorial editions of Shakespeare's plays. He wrote poetry and magazine essays, biographies and criticisms, all with literary style that provoked discussion and controversy.

 

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