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Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists

Anthony W. Lee


This book brings Johnson more sharply into focus by casting him amongst an unfamiliar milieu and company; likewise, it is hoped that by bringing Johnson to bear on the various authors and topics gathered, it manages to foreground some aspects of Modernism and its practitioners that would otherwise remain elusively hidden. If it is unlikely that the phrase “Modernity Johnson” will eclipse such better-known appellations as “Dictionary Johnson” and “the Rambler,” this volume suggests that it urges a rethinking of both Johnson and Modernism in ways that are at once compelling, illuminating, and cr ... More

Keywords: Samuel Johnson, Modernist Literature, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, Postmodernism, T. S. Eliot, Vladimir Nabokov

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781942954668
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781942954668.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony W. Lee, editor