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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Critique of Judgement (1790)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
The Science of Right (1790)
Autobiography (Franklin) (pub. 1791)
Life of Samuel Johnson Ll.D. (1791)
The Rights of Man (1792)
Autobiography (Gibbon) (1794; pub. 1796)
Songs of Experience (1794)
Perpetual Peace (1795)
Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1795)
A Letter to a Noble Lord (1796)
Poems (Coleridge) (1796-1817?)
Poems (Wordsworth) (mainly 1797-1808)
Introduction to the Propyläen (1798)
Lyrical Ballads (1798)
Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)
Poems (Scott) (1802-10)
Intimations of Immortality (1803-06)
Prelude (Wordsworth) (1805; pub. 1850)
Phenomenology of Mind (1807)
Poems (Byron) (1807-24)
Faust (1808)
Poetry and Truth (1811)
Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Principles of War (1812)
Poems (Shelley) (1813-22)
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Poems (Keats) (1814-21)
Theory of Fictions (1814)
Emma (1815)
Guy Mannering (1815)
Kubla Khan (1816)
Biographia Literaria (1817)
Manfred (1817)
Frankenstein (1818)
Persuasion (1818)
On Poesy or Art (1818)
The Cenci (1819)
Don Juan (1819-24)
Ivanhoe (1819)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1819-20)
Rip Van Winkle (1819-20)
Journal (Emerson) (1820-76)
Poems (E.B. Browning) (1820-57)
Prometheus Unbound (1820)
A Defence of Poetry (1821; pub. 1840)
Philosophy of Right (1821)
Analytical Theory of Heat (1822)
On Love (1822)
Aids to Reflection (1825)
The Last of the Mohicans (1826)
Cromwell (1827)
Poems (Poe) (1827-49)
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