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The Resource The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, Samuel Johnson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Thomas Keymer

The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, Samuel Johnson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Thomas Keymer

Label
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia
Title
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Johnson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Thomas Keymer
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What then is to be done? said Rasselas; the more we inquire, the less we can resolve.'Rasselas and his companions escape the pleasures of the 'happy valley' in order to make their 'choice of life'. By witnessing the misfortunes and miseries of others they may come to understand the nature of happiness, and value it more highly. Their travels and enquiries raise important practical and philosophical questions concerning many aspects of the human condition, including the business of a poet, the stability of reason, the immortality of the soul, and how to find contentment. Johnson's adaptation of
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1709-1784
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Samuel
Dewey number
823/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3529.A2
LC item number
H375 2009eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Keymer, Thomas
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Happiness
  • Happiness
Label
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, Samuel Johnson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Thomas Keymer
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Samuel Johnson; THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABISSINIA; Explanatory Notes; Glossary
Control code
489041608
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unknown
Edition
New ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 157 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568183
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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234664
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)489041608
Label
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, Samuel Johnson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Thomas Keymer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Samuel Johnson; THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABISSINIA; Explanatory Notes; Glossary
Control code
489041608
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 157 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568183
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
234664
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)489041608

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