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Domestick Privacies Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography by David Wheeler

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English


  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Lives of the English poets,
  • English Prose,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Johnson, Samuel,,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Contributions in biography as a literary form,
  • Johnson, Samuel,
  • Lives of the poets,
  • Poets, English,
  • 1709-1784,
  • Biography,
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022338M
ISBN 100813116120
ISBN 109780813116129

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