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Author Lee, Anthony W.

Title Dead masters [electronic resource] : mentoring and intertextuality in Samuel Johnson / Anthony W. Lee.

Imprint Bethlehem [Pa.] : Lehigh University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 243 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mentoring, intertextuality, and Samuel Johnson -- Johnson's symbolic mentors : Addison, Dryden, and Rambler 86 -- The poetics of gloom : Samuel Johnson as intertextual critic -- Between texts : intertextual brackets in Johnson's Shakespeare and Milton -- "Under the dominion of a name" : Johnson's Pope -- Mentoring and mimicry in Boswell.
Summary "Dead Masters examines the dual issues of mentoring and intertextuality as an integrated phenomenon. Through a series of fresh and novel readings of Johnsonian and Boswellian texts, the book further advances our awareness of the formal complexities of Johnson's writings and the psychological substratum from which they issue"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Sources.
Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Mentoring of authors -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- 18th century.
Mentoring in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781611460759 (hardback)
9781611460766 (e-book)

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