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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vols 11-13: Debates in Parliament

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vols 11-13: Debates in Parliament (Hardback)

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From July 1741 to March 1744, Samuel Johnson composed speeches based on the actual debates in Parliament for publication in the Gentleman's Magazine. Because it was then illegal to print any account of parliamentary activities, the magazine published Johnson's contributions as the rather thinly disguised "Debates in the Senate of Magna Lilliputia." These three volumes present Johnson's entire debate project with accompanying critical notes and, for the first time, retain his original Lilliputian terminology.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish historyLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSpeaking & Pronunciation Skills Publisher: Yale University Press Publication Date: 22/11/2011 ISBN-13: 9780300125177  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Thomas Kaminski is professor of English, Loyola University. Benjamin Beard Hoover is Professor Emeritus of Brandeis University. O M Brack, Jr., is editor of Volume 17 of The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson.

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