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People/Characters: Samuel Johnson

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1,000 Years of English Literature: A Treasury of Literary Manuscripts by Chris Fletcher
1776 by David McCullough
Abigail Adams by Woody Holton
According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
The Achievement of Samuel Johnson by Walter Jackson Bate
The Age of Reason: (1700-1789) by Harold Nicolson
ALSo, volume 9, 2015 : Literary places by Alliance of Literary Societies
Autobiography, letters and literary remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) by Hester Lynch Piozzi
The Ballad Revival: Studies in the Influence of Popular on Sophisticated Poetry by Albert B. Friedman
A bibliography of Samuel Johnson by William Prideaux Courtney
Blind Justice by Bruce Alexander
The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England by Sylvia Harcstark Myers
The Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read by Stuart Kelly
The book-collector's quarterly, no. VII, July-Sept. 1932 by First Edition Clubbibliographical notes
Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 by James Boswellcreator of The dictionary
Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson by Adam Sisman
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
The Cambridge History of English Literature: Vol. X, The Age of Johnson by A. W. Ward
Casanova by Andrew Miller
Casanova was a book lover and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books by John Maxwell Hamilton
Charlotte Ramsay Lennox; an eighteenth century lady of letters (Yale studies in English) by Miriam Rossiter Small
The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age by Leo Damrosch
The Cock Lane Ghost: Murder, Sex and Haunting in Dr. Johnson's London by Paul Chambers
The colophon, part 16, March 1934bibliography, 1750-1765
The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot by Russell Kirk
Cookworthy: "a man of no common clay" by A. Douglas Selleck
The Creeps by John Connolly
Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary by Henry Hitchings
Deformities of Dr. Samuel Johnson by James Thomson Callender
The Detections of Dr. Sam: Johnson by Lillian De La Torre
The development of modern English by Stuart Robertson
Diary of a tour in North Wales, in the year 1774 : to which is added an essay on the corn laws by Samuel Johnson
The Diary of William Maclay and Other Notes on Senate Debates (Volume 9) by United States Congress
A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson
Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions by John Farndon
Doctor Johnson by F. E. Halliday
Doctor Johnson : a play by A. Edward Newton
Dr Johnson's Household by Lyle Larsen
Dr. Birkbeck Hill's edition of Johnson's letters, examined and criticised, vol 2 by Samuel Johnson
Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage by Richard Holmes
Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney by H. H. Asquith
Dr. Johnson and His Circle by John Cann Bailey
Dr. Johnson and Mrs. Thrale by A. M. Broadley
Dr. Johnson og hans England by Mogens Knudsen
Dr. Johnson's London: Coffee-Houses and Climbing Boys, Medicine, Toothpaste and Gin, Poverty and Press-Gangs, Freakshows and Female Education by Liza Picard
Dr. Johnson, His Club and Other Friends (Character Sketches) by Jenny Uglow
Dr. Sam Johnson, Detector by Lillian De La Torre
Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
English Essayists by Bonamy Dobree
The English Language by Robert Burchfield
English Literary Manuscripts by British Library
English men and manners in the eighteenth century,: An illustrated narrative by Arthur Stanley Turberville
The English Parnassus by W. Macneile Dixon
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Everybody's Boswell by James Boswell
The Exploits of Dr. Sam: Johnson, Detector by Lillian De La Torre
Faithful Handmaid: Fanny Burney at the Court of King George III by Hester Davenport
Fanny Burney: A Biography by Claire Harman
Fighting Words: Writers Lambast Other Writers--from Aristotle to Anne Rice by James Charlton
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
The French journals of Mrs. Thrale and Doctor Johnson by Hester Lynch Piozzi
From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzun
From Dryden to Johnson by Boris Ford
The Gates by John Connolly
Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds by Harold Bloom
George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer
Gout: The Patrician Malady by Roy Porter
Great Tales from English History Omnibus by Robert Lacey
Growing Up Amish: A Memoir by Ira Wagler
The Hardest Day: The Battle of Britain, 18 August 1940 by Alfred Price
Hester: the Remarkable Life of Dr. Johnson's 'Dear Mistress' by Ian McIntyre
A History of English Literature II: Literature of the English Renaissance 1485-1660 by Hardin Craig
A History of the English Language by Albert C. Baugh
Hours in a Library by Leslie Stephen
How to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain's Most Ineligible Bachelor and his Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate by Wendy Moore
The Infernals by John Connolly
John Adams by David McCullough
Johnson on Johnson : a selection of the personal and autobiographical writings of Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) by Samuel Johnson
Johnson's Dictionary: A Modern Selection by Samuel Johnson
Johnsoniana : Doctor Samuel Johnson and the ladies of the Lichfield Amicable Society, 1775 by William Bennett
Jonathan Swift by Victoria Glendinning
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. (Konemann Classics) by James Boswell
Journals of the Western Islands by Samuel Johnson
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
The Killing of John Sharpless:: The Pursuit of Justice in Delaware County (True Crime) by Stephanie Hoover
The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery by Wendy Moore
The letters of Samuel Johnson, with Mrs. Thrale's genuine letters to him. Collected & edited by R.W. Chapman by Samuel Johnson
The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of 'Proper' English, from Shakespeare to South Park by Jack Lynch
Life of Johnson - Vol. 1 (1709-1776) by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D: Including a Journal of a tour to the Hebrides Vol. 1 [1 of 3] by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D: Including a Journal of a tour to the Hebrides Vol. II by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides: Complete in Four Volumes, Vol. III; New Edition with Numerous Additions and Notes by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides: Complete in Four Volumes, Vol. IV; New Edition with Numerous Additions and Notes by James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson: A Critical Biography by Robert DeMaria
The Life of Samuel Johnson; Abridged by James Boswell
Literary Genius: 25 Classic Writers Who Define English & American Literature by Joseph Epstein
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired by Francine Prose
The London Encyclopedia by Ben Weinreb
Londoners' Larder: English Cuisine from Chaucer to Present by Annette Hope
Lord Stanhope's Proposal by Jessica Benson
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 1, 1955-56 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 2, 1956-57 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 3, 1958 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 4, 1959 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 5, 1960 by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters. Vol. 6, 1961-62 by Rupert Hart-Davis
Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The magnificent delinquent : the tragic but tender story of Samuel Johnson and his wife, Tetty by Lambert Huffman
The making of Percy's Reliques by Nick Groom
Meeting Dr. Johnson by James Boswell
Midwinter by John Buchan
The Miracle of Language by Charlton Laird
Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers by Brooke Allen
Much entertainment;: A visual and culinary record of Johnson and Boswell's tour of Scotland in 1773 by Virginia Maclean
Mudrick Transcribed: Classes and Talks by Marvin Mudrick
Murder in Grub Street by Bruce Alexander
A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government by Garry Wills
Nightwalking: a nocturnal history of London Chaucer to Dickens by Matthew Beaumont
The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors {generic} by M. H. Abrams
The Norton Anthology of Poetry by Margaret Ferguson
Once more, Miranda by Jennifer Wilde
An Outline of English Speech-Craft by William Barnes
The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare by Michael Dobson
The Oxford history of the British Empire, Volume 1 : The Origins of Empire by Nicholas P. Canny
The Personal History of Samuel Johnson by Christopher Hibbert
Points of Friction by Agnes Repplier
The Portable Johnson & Boswell by Louis Kronenberger
Principles of Textual Criticism by James Thorpe
The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English by Lynne Murphy
Professor Borges: A Course on English Literature by Jorge Luis Borges
Purely for Pleasure by Margaret Lane
The Queeny Letters: Being Letters Addressed to Hester Maria Thrale by Doctor Johnson, Fanny Burney and Mrs. Thrale-Piozzi by Henry William Edmund Petty-FitzMaurice Lansdowne, 6th Marquis
Radio Comedy by Arthur Frank Wertheim
The Return of Dr. Sam: Johnson, Detector by Lillian De La Torre
Samuel Johnson by John Wain
Samuel Johnson by Joseph Wood Krutch
Samuel Johnson by Francis Richard Charles Grant
Samuel Johnson by Timothy Wilson-Smith
Samuel Johnson by W. Jackson Bate
Samuel Johnson & his world by Margaret Lane
Samuel Johnson and his times by Matthew John Caldwell Hodgart
Samuel Johnson and the Life of Reading by Robert DeMaria
Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing by Paul Fussell
Samuel Johnson in the Medical World: The Doctor and the Patient by John Wiltshire
Samuel Johnson: A Life by David Nokes
Samuel Johnson: The Critical Heritage by James T. Boulton
Samuel Johnson: The Struggle by Jeffrey Meyers
Samuel Johnson; his friends and enemies by Peter Quennell
Science fiction handbook by L. Sprague de Camp
The Search for Good Sense by F. L. Lucas
The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English by Henry Hitchings
A Shorter Boswell by John Bailey
Signers of the Constitution by Robert G. Ferris
Storm World: Speaker of the Gods by Jonathan DeCoteau
The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal
Strange Bodies: A Novel by Marcel Theroux
Strange Brains and Genius: The Secret Lives Of Eccentric Scientists And Madmen by Clifford A. Pickover
Strange Tales, Volume I by Rosalie Parker
The Thrales of Streatham Park by Mary Hyde Eccles
Tradition and Change in English Liberal Education by Sheldon Rothblatt
Tre inglesi pazzi by Maria Luisa Astaldi
Ursa Major;: A study of Dr. Johnson and his friends by C. E. Vulliamy
A Walk to the Western Isles: After Boswell and Johnson by Frank Delaney
What Great Infidels Have Done to Advance Civilization by Robert G. Ingersoll
Whisky, Kilts, and the Loch Ness Monster: Traveling through Scotland with Boswell and Johnson by William W. Starr
Who's Who in Early Hanoverian Britain, 1714-89 by Geoffrey Treasure
A Wicked Company: The Forgotten Radicalism of the European Enlightenment by Philipp Blom
Wildtrack: A Poem by John Wain
The Writer's Voice by A. Alvarez
Young Sam Johnson by James L. Clifford

Character description

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), known as Dr. Johnson, was described as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history." A journalist, essayist, novelist, biographer, literary critic, and moralist, also the author of one of the most influential dictionaries in the English language, published in 1755.

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