The Journals of James Boswell, 1762-1795
Writer, rake, wit, traveler, and man-about-town, James Boswell kept a diary for thirty-three years, beginning just before his first trip to London and extending over his eventful life until shortly before his death in 1795. This one-volume selection of Boswell's journal entries, gathered and introduced by the distinguished writer John Wain, brings to life both a pre-eminent chronicler of eighteenth-century Britain and the tumultuous land about which he wrote so well.
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I've read Boswell's London journals, but this book covers his later writings as well (including his tour of Italy). He is extremely readable (especially when you consider that he's writing more than ...
Recent Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth Century
John Wain's one-volume distillation of the Yale Boswell into The Journals of James Boswell, 1762-1795 was first published in 1991. ...