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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Lectures on the Philosophy of History (1830-31; pub. 1837)
Principles of Geology (1830-33)
The Red and the Black (1830)
Poems (Tennyson) (1830-89)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831)
The Lady of Shallot (1832)
On War (1832)
Eugenie Grandet (1833)
The Lotos-Eaters (1833)
Pere Goriot (1834-5)
Democracy in America (1835-39)
Fairy Tales (Andersen) (1835-45)
Pickwick Papers (1836-37)
The Voyage of the Beagle (1836)
Oliver Twist (1837-39)
Nicholas Nickleby (1838-39)
The Charterhouse of Parma (1839)
Experimental Researches in Electricity (1839-55)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1839)
Poems (Emerson) (1840-47)
Dead Souls (1841-46)
Essays (Emerson) (1841-44)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)
Eleonora (1842)
The Masque of the Red Death (1842)
The Overcoat (1842)
A Christmas Carol (1843)
Either/Or (1843)
Fear and Trembling (1843)
The Pit and the Pendulum (1843)
A System of Logic (1843)
The Tell-Tale Heart (1843)
The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-45)
Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts (1844)
Rappaccini's Daughter (1844)
The Three Musketeers (1844)
The Purloined Letter (1845)
The Raven (1845)
The Cask of Amontillado (1846)
Poems (E. Brontë) (1846)
Jane Eyre (1847)
Vanity Fair (1847-48)
Wuthering Heights (1847)
The Communist Manifesto (1848)
Civil Disobedience (1849)
David Copperfield (1849)
Sickness Unto Death (1849)
Poems (Dickinson) (1850-1886; pub. 1890)
The Poetic Principle (pub. 1850)
Representative Men (1850)
The Scarlet Letter (1850)
Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)
The House of the Seven Gables (1851)
The Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature (1851)
Jonathan Swift (1851)
Moby Dick (1851)
Studies in Pessimism (1851)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)
Bleak House (1853)
The Attack Upon Christendom (1854-55)
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1854)
Hard Times (1854)
Walden (1854)
Little Dorrit (1855-57)
The Positive Philosophy (1855)
English Traits (1856)
Madame Bovary (1857)
Adam Bede (1859)
The Forces of Matter (1859-60)
On Liberty (1859)
The Origin of Species (1859)
A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
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