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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II

James Boswell

Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer, is a milestone in the development of biographical writing, a treasure-house of Johnson's witticisms and opinions, and a window on his social circle that is packed with incidental detail of 18th-century life and concerns. This second of four volumes covers the years 1764-1776. (Summary by Philippa)

Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer, is a milestone in the development of biographical writing, a treasure-house of Johnson's witticisms and opinions, and a window on his social circle that is packed with incidental detail of 18th-century life and concerns. This second of four volumes covers the years 1764-1776. (Summary by Philippa)
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Fiction

Description:

Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer, is a milestone in the development of biographical writing, a treasure-house of Johnson's witticisms and opinions, and a window on his social circle that is packed with incidental detail of 18th-century life and concerns. This second of four volumes covers the years 1764-1776. (Summary by Philippa)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

14h 6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

46:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

31:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

37:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

34:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

43:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

45:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

50:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:40


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

37:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

40:41


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

39:30


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

42:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

37:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

44:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

48:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

31:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

50:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

44:25