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Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose (1952) [Collection]
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The Rhinehard Editions Samuel Johnson collection.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Postscript on Rasselas
  • A Note on the Life of Savage
  • Chronology
  • Bibliographic Notes
  • LETTERS
    • To William Strahan, Nov. 1, 1751
    • To the Earl of Chesterfield, February 7, 1755
    • To Mrs. Montague, Gray's Inn, Dec. 17, 1759
    • To George Strahan, July 14, 1763
    • To James Boswell, London, Dec. 8, 1763
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Oxford, April 28, 1768
    • To James Boswell, Brighthelmstone, Sept. 9, 1769
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Ashbourne, July 23, 1770
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Ashbourne, July 3, 1771
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Skye, Sept. 21, 1773
    • To James Macpherson [Jan. 20, 1775]
    • To the Reverend Dr. Dodd, Junr 26, 1777
    • To Mrs. Boswell, July 22, 1777
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Ashbourne, October 6, 1777
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Lichfield, October 27, 1777
    • To Mrs. Garrick, Feb. 2, 1779
    • To James Boswell, March 14, 1781
    • To Mrs. Thrale, Bolt-court, Fleet-street, June 19, 1783
    • To Miss Susanna Thrale (about July 15, 1782)
    • To Mrs. Thrale, London, October 9, 1783
    • To Mrs. Thrale, July 2, 1784
    • To Mrs. Thrale, London, July 8, 1784
  • PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS
    • April 25, 1782
    • Easter Eve (1757)
    • Easter Eve 1761
    • April 21, 1764
    • Sept. 18, 1764
    • Sunday, Oct. 18. 1767
    • Wendesday, March 28, 1770
    • June 1, 1770
    • Sept. 18, 1771
    • Easter Day, April 16, 1775
    • [March] 30, Easter Day, (1777)
    • Good Friday [1779]
    • [Good Friday] April 13, 1781
    • September 18 [1781]
    • On leaving Mr. Thrale's Family, October 6, 1782
    • October 7, 1782
    • Against Inquisitive and Perplexing Thoughts, August 12, 1784
  • POETRY
    • To Mrs. Thrale on her Completing her Thirty-fifth Year
    • A Short Song of Congratulations
    • Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrett, at the Opening of the Theatre in Drury Lane, 1747
    • The Vanity of Human Wishes
    • On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet
  • ESSAYS
    • From The Rambler
      • No. 4, March 31, 1750 (On Modern Fiction)
      • No. 5, April 3, 1750 (On the Spring)
      • No. 25, June 12, 1750 (Presumption vs. Timidity)
      • No. 32, July 7, 1750 (Patience under Suffering)
      • No. 50, Sept. 8, 1750 (On Old Age)
      • No. 59, Oct. 9, 1750 (Suspirius, the Screech Owl)
      • No. 60, Oct. 13, 1750 (On Biography)
      • No. 76, December 8, 1750 (On Self-Explanation)
      • No. 117, April 30, 1751 (Benefits of a Garret)
      • No. 134, June 29, 1751 (Against Procrastination)
      • No. 144, Aug. 3, 1751 (On Detractors)
      • No. 148, Aug. 17, 1751 (On the Tyranny of Parents)
      • No. 154, Sept. 7, 1751 (Learning vs. Invention)
      • No. 155, Sept. 10, 1751 (On Self-Indulgence)
      • No. 160, Sept. 28, 1751 (On Choosing Friends)
      • No. 161, October 1, 1751 (Landlady's Chronicle)
      • No. 183, Dec. 17, 1751 (Interest vs. Envy)
      • No. 184, Dec. 21, 1751 (On Chance)
      • No. 185, Dec, 24, 1751 (On Forgiveness)
      • No. 200, Febr. 15, 1752 (Prospero, the Nouveau-Riche)
      • No. 204, Febr. 29, 1752 (Seged: A Fable)
      • No. 205, March 3, 1752 (Seged, continued)
      • No. 207, March 10, 1752 (Difficulty of Ending Well)
      • No. 208, March 14, 1752 (The Rambler's Last Words)
    • From The Adventurer
      • No. 67, June 26, 1753 (Urban Multiplicity)
      • No. 84, Aug. 25, 1753 (Journey in a Stagecoach)
      • No. 111, Nov. 17, 1753 (On Birth, Health, and Diligence)
    • From The Idler
      • No. 16, July 29, 1758 (Ned Drugget)
      • No. 18, Aug. 12, 1758 (Conspiracy to be Pleased)
      • No. 31, Nov. 18, 1758 (Sober's busy Idleness)
      • No. 32, Nov. 25, 1758 (The Need for Oblivion)
      • No. 41, Jan. 27, 1759 (The Death of Friends)
      • No. 57, May 19, 1759 (Character of a Prudent Man)
      • No. 60, June 9, 1759 (Dick Minim, the Critic)
      • No. 61, June 16, 1759 (Dick Minim, continued)
      • No. 72, Sept. 1, 1759 (The Art of Forgetting)
      • No. 88, Dec. 22, 1759 ('What have you done?')
      • No. 103, April 5, 1760 (Horror of Concluding)
  • CRITICISM
    • From "A Review of Soame Joynes' A Free Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil"
    • From A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (Ossian)
    • Preface to A Dictionary of the English Language
    • Preface to Shakespeare
    • Notes on the plays
      • From the notes on Measure for Measure
      • From the notes on Henry IV
      • From the notes on Henry V
      • From the notes on King Lear
      • From the notes on Romeo and Juliet
      • From the notes on Hamlet
      • From the notes on Othello
  • BIOGRAPHY
    • From Milton
    • From Cowley
    • From Dryden
    • From Smith
    • From Addison
    • The Life of Pope
    • The Life of Savage
    • From Thompson
    • The Life of Gray
    • From Collins
  • FICTION
    • Rasselas
  • Original title: Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose
    Original languages: English

    Quotes:

    Genre: Poetry
    FictionGeneral Fiction


    The following works are contained within this one:
         Vanity of Human Wishes, the (1749) [Poem]
          Author: Samuel Johnson
         Rasselas (1759) [Novel]
          Author: Samuel Johnson

    Edition #1: Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose

    Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose (1952)
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    Language: English

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    Samuel Johnson: Rasselas, Poems, and Selected Prose (1971)

    Format: Paperback
    Place of publication: New York
    Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
    ISBN: 003082785X
    Pages: 709

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