Johnson’s Preface to the Plays of William Shakespeare| Summary & Analysis

Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), a neoclassical critic whose fame as an outstanding literary figure rests on his thought provoking works: 1. Dictionary of English Language famous as Johnson’s Dictionary (1755) 2. His critical papers in Rambler, a periodical he started and edited from 1750-1752. 3. Preface to the Plays of William Shakespeare (1765) 4. Lives […]

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