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Published by J.M. Dent .
Written in English


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This Penguin Classics collection of essays by the great English critic and moralist Samuel Johnson is devoted largely to his periodical writing. In its introduction, the editor David Womersley notes that Johnson was known only (if at all) as an editor, lexicographer, and occasional poet when he began, in , to publish short essays under the /5. Samuel Johnson (18 September – 13 December ), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Samuel Johnson, byname Dr. Johnson, (born Septem , Lichfield, Staffordshire, England—died Decem , London), English critic, biographer, essayist, poet, and lexicographer, regarded as one of the greatest figures of 18th-century life and letters.. Johnson once characterized literary biographies as “mournful narratives,” and he believed that he lived “a life . This paper presents an in depth analysis of the book “Who moved my Cheese” outlining the lessons, key points and the writers opinion of the storyline. > Free Essays > Literature > “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Dr. Spencer Johnson Literature Analysis. By Yareli Faulkner. Words: