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The Resource Boswell's presumptuous task : the making of the life of Dr. Johnson, Adam Sisman

Boswell's presumptuous task : the making of the life of Dr. Johnson, Adam Sisman

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Boswell's presumptuous task : the making of the life of Dr. Johnson
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Boswell's presumptuous task
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the making of the life of Dr. Johnson
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Adam Sisman
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eng
Summary
Follows James Boswell's seven-year struggle to chronicle the life of his friend and mentor, Dr. Samuel Johnson, and examines his efforts to become well-respected in the literary community despite his reputation as a drunk and a lecher
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Title
Boswell's presumptuous task
Creator
Summary
Follows James Boswell's seven-year struggle to chronicle the life of his friend and mentor, Dr. Samuel Johnson, and examines his efforts to become well-respected in the literary community despite his reputation as a drunk and a lecher
Subject
Genre
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
828/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3533.B7
LC item number
S57 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the making of the life of Dr. Johnson
Boswell's presumptuous task : the making of the life of Dr. Johnson, Adam Sisman
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Boswell's presumptuous task : the making of the life of Dr. Johnson, Adam Sisman
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Originally published: London : Penguin, 2000
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-335) and index
Contents
Part One: Life lived -- Immaturity -- Forwardness -- Subordination -- Part Two: Life written -- Independence -- Collaboration -- Anger -- Discretion -- Application -- Rivalry -- Bereavement -- Humiliation -- Struggle -- Part Three: Life published -- Despair -- Posterity
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ocm45556161
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxii, 351 p.
Isbn
9780374115616
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00067699
Other physical details
ill.

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