Publisher Description

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. In a sense, the Life's portrayal of Johnson as a moral hero begins in myth. As the biographical story unfolds, of course, this image dissolves and there emerges the figure of an infinitely more complex and heroic Johnson whose moral wisdom is won through a constant struggle with despair, whose moral sanity is balanced by personal eccentricities too visible to be ignored, and whose moral penetration derives from his own sense of tragic self-deception.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
1795
May 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
777
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
490.8
KB

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