Dr. Johnson's Women.

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Investigates the lives and writing of 6 leading female authors Johnson knew well: Elizabeth Carter, Charlotte Lennox, Elizabeth Montagu, Hester Thrale, Hannah More and Fanny Burney. The inside story! Dr Johnson was willing to treat women as intellectual equals and to promote their careers. This was not brought out by Johnson's famous biographer, James Boswell. This book helps address that oversight. Hb, dj. London: 2000. NEW. $15.00