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Preface to Shakespeare, with Proposals for printingthe dramatick works of William Shakespeare.

Samuel Johnson

Preface to Shakespeare, with Proposals for printingthe dramatick works of William Shakespeare.

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Published by Oxford U.P .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination63p., 17cm
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18775494M


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book readers for centuries to come. Preface to Shakespeare, with proposals for printing the dramatick works of William Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson Oxford University Press, JOHNSON’S ‘PREFACE’ TO SHAKESPEARE Dr.

Johnson’s evaluation. Johnson’s Preface and his notes on Shakespeare’s plays contributed greatly to the body of English criticism. Johnson sets out in a traditional way to interpret the ‘beauties’ and ‘dejects’ of Shakespeare.

But quite unlike his predecessors the credit of conveying his own individual response goes to him. Due to this Samuel Johnson Preface To Shakespeare I. LIFE OF DR. JOHNSON Samuel Johnson was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, on Septem His father was a provincial bookseller; it was through browsing in his shop that the boy acquired much of remarkable knowledge.

Physically handicapped, with bad eyesight and facial disfigurements, he later developed Preface to Shakespeare pronounced neurotic tic’.

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(Version 1)   The Plays of William Shakespeare was an 18th-century edition of the with Proposals for printingthe dramatick works of William Shakespeare. book works of William Shakespeare, edited by Samuel Johnson and George n announced his intention to edit Shakespeare's plays in his Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth (), and a full Proposal for the edition was published in The edition was finally published in By William Shakespeare.

Printed for John Bell. London. An Preface to Shakespeare 20 volume set in contemporary matching tree calf bindings, with gilt ruled borders, spine decorations & title labels.

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James Boswell, in his Life of Johnson, wrote that in October ofthe great lexicographer, essayist, and critic, Dr. Samuel Johnson, "at length gave to the world his edition of 'Shakespeare,' which, if it had no other merit but that of producing his Preface, in which the excellencies and defects of that immortal bard are displayed with a masterly hand, the nation would have PUBLISHED IN THE YEAR (1).

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THE PREFACE. T HE Attempt to write upon Shakespeare is like going into a large, a spacious, and a splendid Dome thro' the Conveyance of a narrow and obscure Entry.

A Glare of Light suddenly breaks upon you, beyond what the Avenue at first promis'd: and a thousand Beauties of Genius and Character, like so many gaudy Apartments pouring at once upon the Eye, diffuse and throw The Plays of William Shakespeare was an 18th-century edition of the Shakespeare's plays in his Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth (), and a full Proposal for the edition was published in The edition was finally published in In the "Preface" to his edition, Johnson justifies trying to determine the original language of the Shakespearean plays.

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Johnson avait annoncé son intention de publier ces pièces de théâtre dans son Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth (), et son Proposals final fut publié en preface to a dictionary of the english language selected dictionary entries.

the biographies an account of the life of mr richard savage the lives of the most eminent english poets the lives of eminent men. the literary criticism miscellaneous observations on the tragedy of macbeth proposals for printing the dramatick works of william shakespeare OCLC Number: Description: pages 18 cm: Contents: Proposals for Printing the Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare () --Preface to Shakespeare () --The Tempest --A Midsummer-Night's Dream --The Two Gentlemen of Verona --Measure for Measure --As You Like It --Love's Labour's Lost --The Winter's Tale --Twelfth Night --The Merry Wives of Windsor --The Taming of the Shrew   Shakespeare, William,Smeaton, William Henry Oliphant,Browning, David Clayton, Dent, Dutton 8 図書 Preface to Shakespeare, with proposals for printing the dramatick works of William The Works Of Samuel Johnson, Ll.D.

11 Volume Set è un libro di Johnson Samuel edito da Cambridge University Press a settembre - EAN puoi acquistarlo sul   The Works of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes by Shakespeare, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ://   The history of Johnson’s dealings with Shakespeare extends over the greater part of his working life.

An edition of Shakespeare was the earliest of his larger literary schemes. Inwhen he was earning a scanty living by work for the booksellers, he published a pamphlet entitled Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of Macbeth, with remarks on Sir T.

H.’s (Sir Thomas Hanmer’s   The Proposals for Printing the Dramatick Works of William Shakespeare, which he issued inare magnificent in their range and discernment. The whole duty of a Shakespearian commentator and critic is here, for the first time, ://(professor).

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Vol.2No.1 ?article=&context=librarychronicle. The eighteenth century's Shakespeare, however, was not our Shakespeare. In recovering the particular ways in which his works were read and used during this crucial period in his reception, this book, with its many illustrations and annotated bibliography, is the clearest way into understanding this key phase in the reception of the :// Page - In acquired knowledge, the superiority must be allowed to Dryden, whose education was more scholastic, and who before he became an author had been allowed more time for study, with better means of information.

His mind has a larger range, and he collects his images and illustrations from a more extensive circumference of science.

Dryden knew more of man in his general nature, and   Johnson supplied the ‘Proposals' or ‘An Account of this Undertaking,’ as well as the preface to this work (8 vols.4to), while Oldys selected ad edited the phamplets.

Oldys also drew up and annotated 'A Copious and Exact Catalogue of Pamphets in the Harleian Library,' 4to which is a choice specimen of ‘recreative bibliography.',_William_(DNB00).