The Resource Samuel Johnson, W. Jackson Bate

Samuel Johnson, W. Jackson Bate

Label
Samuel Johnson
Title
Samuel Johnson
Statement of responsibility
W. Jackson Bate
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of Dr. Johnson's dramatic personal life, monumental genius, and boundless literary activities and impact follows him from poverty and hack work, through trial and tumult, to lionization as the unchallenged literary arbiter of his times
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bate, Walter Jackson
Dewey number
  • 828/.6/09
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3533
LC item number
.B334
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Authors, English
  • Lexicographers
  • Intellectuals
  • Critics
  • Great Britain
  • Écrivains anglais
Label
Samuel Johnson, W. Jackson Bate
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 601-602
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The formative years -- Birth and family; early illness -- First years at school -- The Lichfield Upper Grammar School -- A second beginning: Cornelius Ford and the year at Stourbridge -- Poems at Stourbridge -- Back at Lichfield; a further model; Gilbert Walmesley -- Oxford -- Part II: The years of trial and obscurity -- Breakdown and despair; psychology of the young Johnson -- Efforts to begin again; Birmingham; the first book -- Johnson's marriage; the school at Edial -- The move to London; first writings there; temporary separation from his wife -- Range as a journalist; Johnson's politics generally; Parliamentary debates; speed in writing -- Lost in Grub Street; biography and the world of books -- Part III: The middle of the way: the moral pilgrimage -- Entrance into middle age; uncertainties; problems in marriage -- Storming the main gate; the Dictionary -- Personal life; Tetty's illness and death; a straggler -- The moral landscape; the Vanity of human wishes and the Rambler -- The condition of man: Johnson as moralist -- Later forties; growing difficulties; the start on Shakespeare; Rasselas -- Into his fifties; the pension; Boswell; the club -- Part IV: The Johnson legend -- Approaching breakdown; religious struggles; fear of insanity -- Shakespeare -- Toward recovery; the Thrales; law lectures -- Early sixties -- Writing; continuing religious struggles -- Travel: the Hebrides; Wales -- Humor and wit -- Indian summer -- Lives of the poets -- Gathering clouds; death of Henry Thrale -- Loss of the Thrale family; failing health -- Iam moriturus
Control code
2837542
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 646 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780151792603
Lccn
77073044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)128092
Label
Samuel Johnson, W. Jackson Bate
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 601-602
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The formative years -- Birth and family; early illness -- First years at school -- The Lichfield Upper Grammar School -- A second beginning: Cornelius Ford and the year at Stourbridge -- Poems at Stourbridge -- Back at Lichfield; a further model; Gilbert Walmesley -- Oxford -- Part II: The years of trial and obscurity -- Breakdown and despair; psychology of the young Johnson -- Efforts to begin again; Birmingham; the first book -- Johnson's marriage; the school at Edial -- The move to London; first writings there; temporary separation from his wife -- Range as a journalist; Johnson's politics generally; Parliamentary debates; speed in writing -- Lost in Grub Street; biography and the world of books -- Part III: The middle of the way: the moral pilgrimage -- Entrance into middle age; uncertainties; problems in marriage -- Storming the main gate; the Dictionary -- Personal life; Tetty's illness and death; a straggler -- The moral landscape; the Vanity of human wishes and the Rambler -- The condition of man: Johnson as moralist -- Later forties; growing difficulties; the start on Shakespeare; Rasselas -- Into his fifties; the pension; Boswell; the club -- Part IV: The Johnson legend -- Approaching breakdown; religious struggles; fear of insanity -- Shakespeare -- Toward recovery; the Thrales; law lectures -- Early sixties -- Writing; continuing religious struggles -- Travel: the Hebrides; Wales -- Humor and wit -- Indian summer -- Lives of the poets -- Gathering clouds; death of Henry Thrale -- Loss of the Thrale family; failing health -- Iam moriturus
Control code
2837542
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 646 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780151792603
Lccn
77073044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)128092

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