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Title Johnson and his age / edited by James Engell.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1984.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  828.609 JOHNSON    Check Shelf
Description xii, 574 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Harvard English studies ; 12
Harvard English studies ; 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Johnson and the meaning of life / Lawrence Lipking -- Johnson's Lives of the English poets and earlier traditions of the character sketch in England / Martine Watson Brownley -- Johnson and Mrs. Thrale : the beginning and the end / John Riely -- Thomas Hollis and Samuel Johnson / W.H. Bond -- Vision of Theodore : genre, contest, early reception / Gwin Kolb -- Stevens and Johnson / John H. Middendorf -- Minim and the Great Cham : Smollett and Johnson on the prospect of an English Academy / James G. Basker -- Johnson, traveling companion, in fancy and fact / Bertrand H. Bronson -- Some limits in Johnson's literary criticism / John D. Boyd -- Antinomy of style in Augustan poetics / Emerson R. Marks -- Source, and end, and test of art : Hume's Critique / James Engell -- Anglo-Scottish critics : toward a romantic theory of imitation / John L. Mahoney -- Adam, Tinker, and Newton / Mary Hyde -- Gray's "Progress of poesy" and "The bard" : an essay in literary transmission / Howard D. Weinbrot -- Hogarth's graphic friendships : illustrating books by friends / Robert Halsband -- Gibbon's silences / W.B. Carnochan -- Burke's American tragedy / Gerald Chapman -- "What seems to be : is" : Blake's idea of God / Jean H. Hagstrum -- From Richardson to Austen: "Johnson's rule" and the development of the eighteenth-century novel of moral action / Ralph W. Rader -- Women and the city / Patricia Meyer Specks -- Sterne and Swift : Augustan continuities / Max Byrd -- Engendering accounts in Sterne's A sentimental journey / Melinda Alliker Rabb -- "Straightforward emotions and zigzag embarrassments" in Austen's Emma / Alex Page.
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Contemporaries.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Indexed Term English literature Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 - Critical studies
Added Author Engell, James, 1951-
ISBN 0674480759
0674480767 paperback
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