The Resource Domestick Privacies : Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography, edited by David Wheeler, (electronic resource)

Domestick Privacies : Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography, edited by David Wheeler, (electronic resource)

Label
Domestick Privacies : Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography
Title
Domestick Privacies
Title remainder
Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Wheeler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Biography was Samuel Johnson's favorite among literary genres, and his Lives of the Poets is often regarded as the capstone of his career. The central place of biography in his oeuvre is explored in this collection of nine original essays by leading Johnson scholars. Varied in their focus and approach, the essays range from a philosophical overview of Johnson's notion of the relation between life and art, to a detailed reading of the Life of Milton, to a speculation on the value of the Lives in the classroom.Emerging clearly in the essays are the dual concerns -- artistic and intellectual -
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
  • 828.609
  • 828/.609
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR3537.B54
LC item number
D66 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wheeler, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poets, English
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Johnson, Samuel
  • Johnson, Samuel
Label
Domestick Privacies : Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography, edited by David Wheeler, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [167]-184
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction, the uses of Johnson's biographies / David Wheeler -- Johnson's beginnings / Lawrence Lipking -- Life, art, and the Lives of the poets / James L. Battersby -- Dr. Johnson's solemn response to beneficence / John A. Dussinger -- Johnson's portraits of Charles XII of Sweden / James Gray -- Johnson, Imlac, and biographical thinking / Catherine N. Parke -- The contexts and motives of Johnson's Life of Milton / Stephen Fix -- Johnson's Lives and modern students / William R. Siebenschuh -- Johnson and biography / Michael Stuprich
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159164
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000334017
  • (EBL)1915161
  • (SSID)ssj0001401823
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12607360
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001401823
  • (PQKBWorkID)11358079
  • (PQKB)11702812
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915161
  • (OCoLC)568759765
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44040
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334017
Label
Domestick Privacies : Samuel Johnson and the Art of Biography, edited by David Wheeler, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [167]-184
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Introduction, the uses of Johnson's biographies / David Wheeler -- Johnson's beginnings / Lawrence Lipking -- Life, art, and the Lives of the poets / James L. Battersby -- Dr. Johnson's solemn response to beneficence / John A. Dussinger -- Johnson's portraits of Charles XII of Sweden / James Gray -- Johnson, Imlac, and biographical thinking / Catherine N. Parke -- The contexts and motives of Johnson's Life of Milton / Stephen Fix -- Johnson's Lives and modern students / William R. Siebenschuh -- Johnson and biography / Michael Stuprich
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159164
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000334017
  • (EBL)1915161
  • (SSID)ssj0001401823
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12607360
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001401823
  • (PQKBWorkID)11358079
  • (PQKB)11702812
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915161
  • (OCoLC)568759765
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44040
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334017

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