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By Nicholas Hudson

Johnson rose from vague origins to turn into a huge literary determine of the eighteenth century. via an in depth survey of his significant works and political journalism, Hudson constructs a fancy photo of Johnson as a moralist pressured to simply accept the real looking nature of politics in the course of an period of progressive transition.

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