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Boswell and Friends By Jacqui H Johnson
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Light-hearted, entertaining collection of short stories for children and adults. 8 different animal characters and their adventures together with hand drawn illustrations.
Short Stories: Boswell & Friends By Jacqui Johnson
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Light-hearted, entertaining collection of short stories for children and adults. 8 different animal characters and their adventures together with hand drawn illustrations.
Short Stories: Boswell & Friends By Jacqui Johnson
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Light-hearted, entertaining collection of short stories for children and adults. 8 different animal characters and their adventures together with hand drawn illustrations.
Boswell's Life of Johnson Abridged and edited, with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood By James Boswell
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck... More > (/ˈbɒzˌwɛl, -wəl/; 29 October 1740 – 19 May 1795), was a Scottish biographer and diarist, born in Edinburgh. He is best known for the biography he wrote of one of his contemporaries, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson, which the modern Johnsonian critic Harold Bloom has claimed is the greatest biography written in the English language.Boswell's surname has passed into the English language as a term (Boswell, Boswellian, Boswellism) for a constant companion and observer, especially one who records those observations in print. In A Scandal in Bohemia, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes affectionately says of Dr. Watson, who narrates the tales, "I am lost without my Boswell. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Boswell< Less
Al Signor Boswell, Biografo By Benedicta Froelich
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Una pièce teatrale in due atti sulla vita e l'opera di James Boswell (1740-1795), l'eccezionale biografo di Samuel Johnson, ispirata direttamente ai suoi diari e lettere personali —... More > scoperti e pubblicati soltanto nell'arco del ventesimo secolo, e a tutt'oggi estremamente moderni e introspettivi.< Less
Canzone per James Boswell By Benedicta Froelich
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Un breve poemetto dedicato alla figura dell'autore, biografo e avvocato scozzese James Boswell (1740-1795) in omaggio alla sua vita di uomo e autore che ha cambiato la storia della letteratura... More > mondiale - non solo tramite la sua opera, ma tramite la concezione stessa della vita come vista attraverso l'opera: e questo grazie ai diari da lui scritti per più di trent'anni e ai suoi delicati capolavori - le testimonianze in prima persona che costituiscono i suoi due libri di viaggio e la sua magnum opus, la biografia "La Vita di Samuel Johnson".< Less
alien art By Geoff Boswell
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A second collection of poems featuring a varied range of styles, sizes colours and shapes. Alien Art is the follow up to Brass Orchids from Black Country poet Geoff Boswell, and it includes all... More > previously unpublished works. Alien Art marks a continuation of both a desire to express a poets heart and mind and a need to communicate the incommunicable.< Less
The Life of Samuel Johnson : Volume IV (Illustrated) By James Boswell
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“With me the preparation of these volumes has, indeed, been the work of many years. Boswell's Life of Johnson I read for the first time in my boyhood, when I was too young for it to lay any... More > hold on me. When I entered Pembroke College, Oxford, though I loved to think that Johnson had been there before me, yet I cannot call to mind that I ever opened the pages of Boswell. By a happy chance I was turned to the study of the literature of the eighteenth century. Every week we were required by the rules of the College to turn into Latin, or what we called Latin, a passage from The Spectator. Many a happy minute slipped by while, in forgetfulness of my task, I read on and on in its enchanting pages. It was always with a sigh that at last I tore myself away, and sat resolutely down to write bad Latin instead of reading good English.”< Less
The Life of Samuel Johnson : Volume III (Illustrated) By James Boswell
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“With me the preparation of these volumes has, indeed, been the work of many years. Boswell's Life of Johnson I read for the first time in my boyhood, when I was too young for it to lay any... More > hold on me. When I entered Pembroke College, Oxford, though I loved to think that Johnson had been there before me, yet I cannot call to mind that I ever opened the pages of Boswell. By a happy chance I was turned to the study of the literature of the eighteenth century. Every week we were required by the rules of the College to turn into Latin, or what we called Latin, a passage from The Spectator. Many a happy minute slipped by while, in forgetfulness of my task, I read on and on in its enchanting pages. It was always with a sigh that at last I tore myself away, and sat resolutely down to write bad Latin instead of reading good English.”< Less
The Life of Samuel Johnson : Volume V (Illustrated) By James Boswell
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“With me the preparation of these volumes has, indeed, been the work of many years. Boswell's Life of Johnson I read for the first time in my boyhood, when I was too young for it to lay any... More > hold on me. When I entered Pembroke College, Oxford, though I loved to think that Johnson had been there before me, yet I cannot call to mind that I ever opened the pages of Boswell. By a happy chance I was turned to the study of the literature of the eighteenth century. Every week we were required by the rules of the College to turn into Latin, or what we called Latin, a passage from The Spectator. Many a happy minute slipped by while, in forgetfulness of my task, I read on and on in its enchanting pages. It was always with a sigh that at last I tore myself away, and sat resolutely down to write bad Latin instead of reading good English.”< Less