Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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List of Works
[Dictionary]   [The Lives of the Poets]   [The Plays of William Shakespeare]   [Poems]   [The Prince of Abyssinia]   [Rasselas]   [The Vanity of Human Wishes]  
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Dictionary (1755) [HTR,HC]
The Harvard Classics only included the Preface to this work.
  • No known online texts of the complete work
  • Preface
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    • HTML (Single page, 66 KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • The Plan of an English Dictionary (in a letter to Lord Chesterfield, 1747)
    • HTML (Single page, 52 KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page

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  • Hardcover edition (Intl Book Centre, 1978).
  • CD-ROM edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, 1996).
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The Lives of the Poets (1781) [HTR,HC]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) edition in two volumes at Project Gutenberg:

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  • Hardcover edition (Bibliolife, 2008, 164 pg).
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The Plays of William Shakespeare (1765) [HC]
The Harvard Classics only included the Preface to this work.
  • No known online texts of the complete work
  • Preface [HC]
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Poems (c. 1750-80?) [HC]
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The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759) [HTR]
  • HTML (49 pages, indexed) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition (Oxford Univ Pr, 2009).
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The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749) [HTR]
  • HTML (Single page, 19KB) at Jack Lynch's Samuel Johnson page
  • HTML (Single page, 24KB) at Rensacence Editions
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Tracate on Education
Trachiniae, The
Trachis, The Women of
Tragedy, An American
Tragedy, The Birth of
Traits, English
Travels, Gulliver's
Treasure Island
Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding
Treatise on Government, Second
Treatise of Human Nature, A
Treatise on Light
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections
Treatise on the Vacuum, Preface to the
Treatises, Scientific (Pascal)
Treatises on the Equilibrium of Liquids and on the Weight of the Mass of the Air
Treatises on Government, Two
Trembling, Fear and
Trial, The
Trial, Civilization on
Triangle, Treatise on the Arithmetical
Trinity, On the
Tristam Shandy
Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare)
Troilus and Criseyde (Chaucer)
Trojan Women, The
True History, The
True Humanism
Truth, An Inquiry into Meaning and
Truth, Poetry and
Truth of Intercourse
Tub, A Tale of a
Turn of the Screw, The
Turtle, The Phoenix and the
Twelfth Night (or, What You Will)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Twenty-Three Tales
Twilight of the Idols
Twist, Oliver
Two Cities, A Tale of
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Two New Sciences, Dialogues Concerning
Two Sources of Morality and Religion, The
Two Treatises on Government
Tyrannus, Oedipus
Ulcers, On
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Vanya
Unconscious, The
Underground, Notes from
Understanding, On the Conduct of the
Understanding, Essay Concerning Human (Locke)
Understanding, An Inquiry Concerning Human (Hume)
Understanding, New Essays Concerning Human (Leibniz)
United States, Constitution of the
Unknowing, The Cloud of
Upanishads, The
Usher, The Fall of the House of
Vacuum, New Experiments Concerning the
Vacuum, Preface to the Treatise on the
Value, Price, and Profit
Vanity Fair
Vanity of Human Wishes, The
Vanya, Uncle
Variability, Heredity and its
Varieties of Religious Experience, The
Vedas, The
Venice, The Merchant of
Ventoux, Ascent of Mt.
Venus and Adonis
Verona, The Two Gentlemen of
Vicar, Profession of Faith of a Savoyard
Vices, Virtues and
Vicissitudes, Instincts and Their
Virtues, The
Virtues and Vices
Visions, A Conflict of
Volsungs and Niblungs, The Story of the
Voyage of the Beagle, The

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