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James Boswell

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

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Boswell, James

Boswell, James   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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Born in mid-eighteenth-century Edinburgh into an eminent legal and landed family, James Boswell (1740–1795) chafed against, without ever ...

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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