The Achievement of Samuel Johnson.
Originally published by Oxford University Press in 1955, this important work by a Harvard Professor of English focuses on Johnson as a humanist and great thinker. He reviews the wide expanse of Johnson's essays to focus on specific themes - the human desire for novelty, the self-destructive nature of humanity, the concept of truth. Excellent condition with a slightly wrinkled spine, clean pages. Some copies have previous owner signature. Galaxy Press 1961. Paper. USED. $3.00