A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides PDF ePub eBook

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides free pdf Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.

About Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson was born in 1709 and died in 1784--a long life, though one marred by depression and fear of death. Samuel Johnson's literary reputation rests on such a varied output that he defies easy description: poet, critic, lexicographer, travel writer, essayist, editor, and, with his good friend and fellow traveller James Boswell, a biographer. l

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Author : Samuel Johnson
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 31 May 1984
ISBN : 0140432213
EAN : 9780140432213
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 432 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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