TITLE

THE NOBLE DOCTOR

AUTHOR(S)
Torre, Lillian De La
PUB. DATE
March 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;3/16/53, Vol. 128 Issue 11, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates the book "The Letters of Samuel Johnson," edited by R. W. Chapman. More than 200 people shared the 1,5OO-odd letters in these volumes, and to every one the writer showed, with deep sincerity, some part of his truth. The sum of all is a collection of letters as much greater than the better known ones of his contemporary. For the general reader, the collection is for dipping into rather than reading systematically. Every page is rich with the wit and wisdom of a great personality, and the reader who buys the book will be rewarded with many years of good reading.
ACCESSION #
14555151

 

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