James Boswell's Life of Johnson: An Edition of the Original Manuscript in Four Volumes. Volume 4: 1780-1784

James Boswell (Author) Thomas F. Bonnell (Editor)
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Description

The fourth and final installment in the Yale Boswell Editions' manuscript transcription of Boswell's Life of Johnson

The fourth and final volume of the manuscript edition of James Boswell's Life of Johnson, which traces Boswell's processes of composition from first draft to final publication. It restores much deleted material and passages lost or overlooked at proof and revise stage, and corrects many compositorial and other errors and misreadings. Bonnell's annotation clarifies a range of textual and editorial issues, and sheds new light on Boswell's processes of selection and deletion.

Product Details

Price
$150.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
March 03, 2020
Pages
454
Dimensions
6.5 X 1.4 X 9.3 inches | 2.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300243710
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About the Author

Thomas F. Bonnell is professor of English at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, and the author of The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry, 1765-1810. He edited Volume Three of the Life of Johnson manuscript edition.