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Johnson"s Brief Lives: biographies for The Gentleman"s Magazine, 1738-1742.

John Muirhead

Johnson"s Brief Lives: biographies for The Gentleman"s Magazine, 1738-1742.

by John Muirhead

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Pagination367 leaves
Number of Pages367
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Johnson"s Brief Lives: biographies for The Gentleman"s Magazine, 1738-1742 by John Muirhead Download PDF EPUB FB2

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Francis Barber (c. /3 – 13 January ), born Quashey, was the Jamaican manservant of Samuel Johnson in London from until Johnson's death in Johnson made him his residual heir, with £70 (equivalent to £9, in ) a year to be given him by Trustees, expressing the wish that he move from London to Lichfield, Staffordshire, Johnson's native city.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Aubrey's Brief Lives/5(16). Reading Aubrey's Brief Lives is like sitting in a 17th century ale house and listening into the gossip of the day about the dings of both ordinary folk and the gentry alike.

This reprint edition of a "time lost classic" is very strongly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as both community and academic library 17th century Biography & History reference collections and supplemental /5(16).

John Nichols (–) was a leading London printer who inherited the business of his former master and partner, William Bowyer the Younger, inand rose to be Master of the Stationers’ Company in He was also a prominent literary biographer and antiquary whose publications continue to inform and inspire scholarship today.

Peter Ackroyd is a fine writer and continues his Brief Lives Series with this insightful biography of one of England's greatest painters, J.M.W. Turner. But readers beware - this is a book about the artist's life and is not a book to examine the artist's works/5(22).

John Aubrey, whose name is now famous, yet who is unknown, was in a country gentleman run out of his estate. He was a scholar with no place among the dons, and he was the companion of such as Davenant and Wren, yet he was neither a patron nor a poet. Johnson's biography offers a lucid portrait and valid critique of Darwin until its final pages, in which he connects Darwin's theory of natural selection with the evils of national, racial, and cultural essentialism, such as the mass genocides undertaken by Hitler, Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot (but no mention of the evils of U.S.

& U.K. nationalism)/5(88). This is a great book consisting of a hundred or so brief biographies of eminent persons principally of the Seventeenth Century. Each biography is no more than a page s: Leasure, T. Ross The Encyclopedia of British Literature p.

Brief Lives bluntly mocked the lives of eminent figures. For instance, Aubrey wrote of John Milton: ‘His complexion exceeding faire – he was so faire that they called him the Lady of Christ’s College.’ Celia Fiennes, who from to about travelled England riding side-saddle, wrote a book of her travels for her personal gratification.

Ruth Scurr is a historian, writer, and literary critic. Her first book, Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution, won the Franco-British Society Literary Prize, was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize, short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize, and chosen as one of the One Hundred Best Books of the Decade in The Times (London).She reviews regularly for The Times Literary Reviews: 'Σχεδιάσματα.

Brief Lives, part ii.,' and it possibly contained some letters, like those in the preceding volume, which made Wood think it was given to him. On fol. 1, is a note describing the make-up of the volume:— 'Aubrey's Lives: fragments of part ii.—These scattered fragments collected and.

There are indeed grounds for suspecting that Johnson gave Shiels some help in putting the volumes together. The entry for Savage is certainly an abridge- ment of the celebrated treatment by Johnson, which had been published in ; and the Roscommon section draws on Johnson's article in the Gentleman's Magazine for May This is a list of current and former programmes broadcast on BBC Radio When it came into existence – on 30 September – Radio 4 inherited a great many continuing programme series which had been initiated prior to that date by its predecessor, the BBC Home Service (–), and in some cases even by stations which had preceded the Home Service.

John Aubrey's Brief Lives is an invaluable source of information about the key personalities of the seventeenth century. Like Pepys and Evelyn, he was a witness to major historical events and friend of many of the movers and shakers of the period, observer of the Civil War, the plague and the great fire, and at the centre of intellectual life /5(34).

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He does so, and lives. He writes this book. It is really quite charming and instructive. Lucky guy. DU BOIS: The. often cited by Hill in his notes to the standard edition, is Aubrey's Brief Lives; but this was unknown in Johnson's lifetime.

I For precedents to the Lives see Lawrence Lipking, The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England (Princeton, ), pp. On William Oldys and Biographia Britannica see Lipking, pp.

I was recently writing a brief biography of the 19th-century Whig Prime Minister Earl Grey – of the Reform Act and tea fame – for Iain Dale's forthcoming book on UK Prime Ministers. In so doing, I read several biographies of Grey and also dipped into other books for context and understanding, including Andrew Gimson's excellent Prime.An illustration of an open book.

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