A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
Author: James Boswell,Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2006-01-26
ISBN: 0141904356
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides Book Excerpt:

Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 280
Release: 1775
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Authors, English
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 530
Release: 1817
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Authors, English
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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To The Hebrides

To The Hebrides
Author: Samuel Johnson,James Boswell
Publsiher: Birlinn
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2012-09-28
ISBN: 0857905163
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

To The Hebrides Book Excerpt:

Samuel Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and James Boswell’s Journey of a Tour to the Hebrides are widely regarded as among the best pieces of travel writing ever produced. Johnson and Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring Scotland as far west as the islands of Skye, Raasay, Coll, Mull, Ulva, Inchkenneth and Iona. Highly Readable often profound, and at times very funny, their accounts of the ‘jaunt’ are above all a valuable record of a society undergoing rapid change. In this pioneering new edition, Ronald Black brings together the two men’s starkly contrasting accounts of each of the thirteen stages of the journey. He also restores to Boswell’s text 20,000 words from his journal which were denied entry to his book because they were intimate, defamatory, or about the islands rather than Johnson. The endnotes incorporate Boswell’s footnotes, translations of Latin passages, a clear summary of pre-existing information on the two texts, and a fresh focus on what the two men actually found on their trip. To the Hebrides, also includes contemporary prints by Thomas Rowlandson, seventeen new maps and a comprehensive index.

Journey to the Hebrides

Journey to the Hebrides
Author: Samuel Johnson,James Boswell
Publsiher: Canongate Books
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2010-07-01
ISBN: 1847675387
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Journey to the Hebrides Book Excerpt:

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland. Both kept detailed notes of their impressions, and later published separate accounts of their journey. These accounts of their great tour contain some of the finest pieces of travel writing ever produced: they are magnificent historical documents and also portraits of two extraordinary personalities. In the vivid prose of these two famous men of letters, the Highlands and the Western Islands spring to life. The juxtaposition of the two very different accounts creates an unsurpassed portrait of a society which was utterly alien to the Europe of the Enlightenment, and which was straining on the brink of calamitous change. These great masterpieces, entertaining, profound, and marvellously readable are also our last chronicles of a lost age and people.

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 1931
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Hebrides
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: IndyPublish.com
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2009-02-01
ISBN: 9781437897425
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland First American edition

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland     First American edition
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 190
Release: 1811
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2022-11-11
ISBN: 3368317229
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Reproduction of the original.

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland Ca 1695

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland  Ca  1695
Author: Martin Martin,Donald Monro
Publsiher: Birlinn Limited
Total Pages: 368
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland Ca 1695 Book Excerpt:

One of the greatest travelers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker. This text offers his narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, and a mine of information on custom, tradition and life. Martin Martin's wrote before the Jacobite rebellions changed the way of life of the Highlander irrevocably. The volume includes the earliest account of St Kilda, first published in 1697 and Sir Donald Monro, High Dean of the Isles, account written in 1549 which presents a record of a pastoral visit to islands still coping with the aftermath of the fall of the Lords of the Isles.

Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2006-10
ISBN: 142500959X
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland Book Excerpt:

It is a travelogue that encapsulates Johnson's eighty-three days' journey to Scotland and the islands of Hebrides in 1773. Johnson has portrayed Scotland by depicting the scenes picturesquely. The whole panorama enhances reader's interest to an utmost pleasure. Johnson has recorded and commented on the Scottish life including all its peculiarities. Interesting!

Johnson s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Johnson s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 500
Release: 1970
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Works

Works
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1971
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 520
Release: 1961
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Hebrides (Scotland)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Johnson s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and Boswell s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson

Johnson s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and Boswell s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 520
Release: 1948
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Hebrides (Scotland)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Literature and Union

Literature and Union
Author: Gerard Carruthers,Colin Kidd
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2018-01-06
ISBN: 0192548441
Category: Literary Collections
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature and Union Book Excerpt:

Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies. There has been a great deal of academic work—both in the Scottish context and more broadly—on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions. This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstream Scottish literary scholarship. The contributors, who are from all shades of the political spectrum, will interrogate from various angles the assumption of a binary opposition between organic Scottish values and those supposedly imposed by an overbearing imperial England. Viewing Scottish literature as a clash between Scottish and English identities loses sight of the internal Scottish political and religious divisions, which, far more than issues of nationhood and union, were the primary sources of conflict in Scottish culture for most of the period of Union, until at least the early twentieth century. The aim of the volume is to reconstruct the story of Scottish literature along lines which are more historically persuasive than those of the prevailing grand narratives in the field. The chapters fall into three groups: (1) those which highlight canonical moments in Scottish literary Unionism—John Bull, 'Rule, Britannia', Humphry Clinker, Ivanhoe and England, their England; (2) those which investigate key themes and problems, including the Unions of 1603 and 1707, Scottish Augustanism, the Burns Cult, Whig-Presbyterian and sentimental Jacobite literatures; and (3) comparative pieces on European and Anglo-Irish phenomena.

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland Dodo Press

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland  Dodo Press
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2007-07
ISBN: 9781406535044
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland Dodo Press Book Excerpt:

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), often referred to simply as Dr Johnson, was one of England's greatest literary figures: a poet, essayist, biographer, lexicographer and a critic of English literature. He was also a great wit and prose stylist, well known for his aphorisms. Between 1745 and 1755, Johnson wrote perhaps his best-known work, A Dictionary of the English Language. During the decade he worked on the Dictionary, Johnson, needing to augment his precarious income, also wrote a series of semi-weekly essays under the title The Rambler. These essays, often on moral and religious topics, tended to be more grave than the title of the series would suggest. They ran until 1752. Initially they were not popular, but once collected as a volume they found a large audience. Johnson's final major work was his Lives of the Poets (1781), comprising short biographies of about 50 English poets, most of whom were alive in the eighteenth century. Amongst his other works are The Idler (1758-1760), Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (1759) and The Patriot (1774).

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson,James Boswell
Publsiher: Everyman's Library
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2002-03-26
ISBN: 0375414185
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland Book Excerpt:

When in 1773 James Boswell persuaded the great Samuel Johnson—then aged sixty-three—to embark with him on a tour of Boswell’s native Scotland, the adventure resulted in two magnificent books, Johnson’s JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND and Boswell’s JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES. Later published in one volume, the very different travelogues of this unlikely duo provide a fascinating picture not only of the Scottish Highlands at a turning point in its history, but also of the relationship between two men whose fame would be forever entwined. Johnson offers a magisterial account of a remote and rugged land and of its people, whose traditional way of life, in the wake of the failed Jacobite uprising, was tragically under threat. Boswell focuses instead on the psychological landscape of his famously gruff and witty companion, throwing further light on the friend and mentor whom he later immortalized in the masterly biography that would make his name. Read together, the two accounts form a unique classic of travel writing, a brilliant portrait of two temperamentally different and very talented men exploring a feudal world on the brink of vanishing.

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland in 1773

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland in 1773
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 270
Release: 1906
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Hebrides (Scotland)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Miscellaneous essays Political tracts A journey to the western islands of Scotland

Miscellaneous essays  Political tracts  A journey to the western islands of Scotland
Author: Samuel Johnson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 434
Release: 1796
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Miscellaneous essays Political tracts A journey to the western islands of Scotland Book Excerpt: