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  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....



  • The author is an octogenarian and has written two other compositions. The first two were autobiographical and nonfiction.This fictional composition required two and a half years to complete and required considerable research. All settings in this com...


  • This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preser...






  • Thanks to Boswell’s monumental biography of Samuel Johnson, we remember Dr. Johnson today as a great wit and conversationalist, the rationalist epitome and the sage of the Enlightenment. He is more often quoted than read, his name invoked in party ...




  •  His chief amusement was to picture to himself that world which he had never seen, to place himself in various conditions, to be entangled in imaginary difficulties, and to be engaged in wild adventures....The other great book by the man who wrote t...


  • " ...]Shakespeare with practical axioms and domestick wisdom. It was said of Euripides, that every verse was a precept and it may be said of Shakespeare, that from his works may be collected a system of civil and oeconomical prudence. Yet his real po...


  • This volume contains a generous selection from the essays Johnson published twice weekly as "The Rambler" in the early 1750s. It was here that he first created the literary character and forged the distinctive prose style that established him as a pu...


  • Set against a backdrop of racism, this book tells the story of black people living in London in the 1980s and 1990s. Gabriel returns to London to investigate the death of his mother two decades earlier. His experiences in black politics and activism ...


  • This volume brings together three of Johnson’s longest fictional pieces, showing the unusual similarities in some of their main themes and emphases. Rasselas, a philosophical tale that embodies the full range of Johnson’s thinking on moral, psych...


  • "My other works," Samuel Johnson reputed to have said, "are wine and water; but my "Rambler" is pure wine." Posterity has come to accept this verdict; yet surprisingly enough, until not the most widely used edition of the "Rambler" has been wholly un...


  • The text is that of the first edition, corrected in a few places, slightly modernized in spelling and punctuation, and altered to include Johnson's revisions in the second edition (1759) of the work. The explanatory notes rely heavily on definitions ...


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    Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), often referred to simply as Dr Johnson, was one of England's greatest literary figures: a poet, essayist, biographer, lexicographer and a critic of English literature. He was also a great wit and prose stylist, well known ...



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    The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of t...


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