Selected Essays (Penguin Classics)

Selected Essays (Penguin Classics)

Samuel Johnson

This quantity encompasses a beneficiant choice from the essays Johnson released two times weekly as "The Rambler" within the early 1750s. It used to be right here that he first created the literary personality and solid the particular prose kind that proven him as a public determine. additionally integrated this is the simplest of Johnson's later journalism, together with essays from the periodicals "The Adventurer" and "The Idler."

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