The Age of Johnson: 1740-1789.
An important book for readers who wish to understand the background against which Austen wrote. An entire chapter on Johnson, plus sections on poetry, travel writing, memoirs, biography, essays, letters, discussions of Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, and much more. Completed by Carnall after Butt died. Hb, Dj in plastic, excellent clean book. 1990 reprint of the 1979 original. 671 pgs. OUP. USED. $30.00