Samuel Johnson on Shakespeare

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Hill and Wang, 1960 - 115 pages
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Doctor Johnson is one of the treasures of English letters, and some of the things in here, like his preface and some of his Rambler essays, are excellent. However, the notes on the plays themselves are far too sparse: this is an example of strange editorial choice. Read full review


Dedication to Shakespeare Illustrated 1753
Notes from Johnsons Edition 1765
Timon of Athens

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