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James Boswell

(1740—1795) lawyer, diarist, and biographer of Samuel Johnson

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Boswell, James

Boswell, James (1740–1795)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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(1740–1795), Scottish lawyer, diarist, and biographer. ...

Boswell was the eldest son of Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck, a

Boswell, James

Boswell, James (1740–95)   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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biographer. Boswell is most famous as the author of the Life of Johnson (1791),

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