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Author Radner, John B.

Title Johnson and Boswell : a biography of friendship / John B. Radner.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    928 RAD    Available
Description xii, 415 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-401) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Taking charge of Boswell (1763) -- "Perpetual friendship"? (1764-1767) -- Jostling for control (1768-1771) -- New collaborations (1772) -- Embracing the biographer (1772-1773) -- Cooperation and rivalry in Scotland (14 August to 22 November 1773) -- Negotiating and competing for narrative control (14 August to 22 November 1773) -- Collaboration manqué (November 1773 to May 1775) -- Renegotiating the friendship, part 1 (1775-1777): depression, defiance, and dependency -- Renegotiating the friendship, part 2 (1777-1778): confrontation, collaboration, and celebration -- "Strangers to each other" (May 1778 to March 1781) -- The lives of the poets and Johnson's (auto)biography (1777-1781) -- Reconnecting (1781-1783) -- "Some time together before we are parted" (March 1783 to May 1784) -- "Love me as well as you can" (1784) -- Rewriting the Hebrides trip (1785) -- Boswell claiming his inheritance (1786-1791) -- Winning Johnson's blessing.
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Friends and associates.
Boswell, James, 1740-1795 -- Friends and associates.
Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
ISBN 9780300178753 cloth alkaline paper
0300178751 cloth alkaline paper

 
    
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