Samuel Johnson, Richard Harp.
Samuel Johnson, Richard Harp. Johnson wrote Rasselas in a week in 1759, trying to earn money to visit his dying mother. Johnson's writing was so thoughtful, powerful, and influential that he was considered a singular authority on all things literary.
To learn more about Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary, pick up a copy of Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary by Henry Hitchings (Picador, 2006).
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David Crystal looks past the myths surrounding Samuel Johnson's Dictionary to discover a work of remarkable precision, sensitivity and attention to social and regional variation.
Creator: John Walker. David Crystal looks past the myths surrounding Samuel Johnson's Dictionary to discover a work of remarkable precision, sensitivity and attention to social and regional variation.
The definition of Oats is often cited as evidence of Johnson's prejudice against Scots. Courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago.
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There was dissatisfaction with the dictionaries of the period, so in June 1746 a group of London booksellers contracted Johnson to write a dictionary for the sum of 1,500 guineas (£1,575), equivalent to about £240,000 in 2019.
For other persons named Samuel Johnson, see Samuel Johnson . The Lives, which were critical as well as biographical studies, appeared as prefaces to selections of each poet's work.
For other persons named Samuel Johnson, see Samuel Johnson (disambiguation). September 18 1709 – December 13, 1784), often referred to simply as Dr Johnson, was one of England's greatest literary figures: a poet, essayist, biographer, lexicographer and often considered the finest critic of English literature. Johnson died in 1784 and was buried at Westminster Abbey.
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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
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