Samuel Johnson

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Northcote House, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 100 pages
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Despite his status as one of the founding fathers of modern English literature, few of Samuel Johnson's works are widely read today. This book suggests that his writings need to be appreciated in the context of contemporary debates over the role and status of literature within a rapidly expanding culture.

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Contents

Introduction
1
London and The Vanity of Human Wishes
11
The Rambler and the Idler
25
Copyright

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Liz Bellamy is Research Associate in the Literature Department of the Open University. She teaches the Open University MA in Literature and supervises doctoral research.

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