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Samuel Johnson: The Latin Poems

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Samuel Johnson: The Latin Poems

Niall Rudd,"Samuel Johnson: The Latin Poems"
Publisher: Bucknell University Press | 2005 | ISBN: 0838756123 | PDF | 153 pages | 1.20 MB


This edition of Johnson's Latin Poems contains a Preface and Introduction followed by text, translation (prose), and brief notes on the poems. Several corrections have been made to the standard text. The notes deal
with the obscurities and provide comment on style and treatment. It is often interesting to see how Johnson uses his Latin sources, especially Horace, to add a dimension to his meaning.