The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Boswell

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 14 hours 8 minutes

Summary:

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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