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
    • HTML (3 pages) at Bartleby.com
    • 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]
    • HTML (4 pages) at Bartleby.com
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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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Ballads (Swift) (pub. 1860?)
Chemical History of a Candle (1860)
The Mill on the Floss (1860)
Great Expectations (1861)
Lincoln's First Inaugural (1861)
Representative Government (1861)
Silas Marner (1861)
The Subjection of Women (1861; pub. 1869)
Les Miserables (1862)
Walking (1862)
Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
Gettysburg Address (1863)
Utilitarianism (1863)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864)
Notes from Underground (1864)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates (1865)
Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine (1865)
Lincoln's Second Inaugural (1865)
Value, Price, and Profit (1865)
War and Peace (1865-69)
Crime and Punishment (1866)
Das Kapital (Capital) (pub. 1867-94)
Peer Gynt (1867)
The Idiot (1868-69)
Little Women (1868-69)
Innocents Abroad (1869)
Lorna Doone (1869)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1869-70)
The Birth of Tragedy (1871)
The Descent of Man (1871)
Little Men (1871)
Through the Looking-Glass (1871)
Middlemarch (1872)
The Possessed (1872)
Stavrogin's Confession (1872)
Three Tales (Flaubert) (1872)
Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)
Autobiography (Mill) (1873)
Far From the Madding Crowd (1874)
Anna Karenina (1875-77)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)
Daniel Deronda (1876)
The Hunting of the Snark (1876)
The American (1877)
The Brothers Karamazov (1879-80)
The Return of the Native (1878)
Daisy Miller (1879)
A Doll's House (1879)
Truth of Intercourse (1879)
My Confession (Tolstoy) (1880-82)
Washington Square (1880)
The Common Law (1881)
Portrait of a Lady (1881)
The Prince and the Pauper (1881)
Treasure Island (1883)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)
The Wild Duck (1884)
Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
The Bostonians (1886)
The Death of Ivan Ilych (1886)
Kidnapped (1886)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886)
Samuel Pepys (1886)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)
Autobiography (Darwin) (pub. 1887)
The Genealogy of Morals (1887)
Billy Budd (1889)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889)
A Dull Story (or, A Dreary Story) (1889)
Poems (Yeats) (1889-1939)
Time and Free Will (1889)
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