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The lives of the poets

a selection

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Poets,
  • History and criticism,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSamuel Johnson ; text edited by Roger Lonsdale ; selected with an introduction and notes by John Mullan
    SeriesOxford world"s classics
    ContributionsLonsdale, Roger H., Mullan, John, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR553 .J7 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 523 p. ;
    Number of Pages523
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25543157M
    ISBN 100199226741
    ISBN 109780199226740
    OCLC/WorldCa246896497

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