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Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

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Lexicographer: A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words. (Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language)

Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover: An Introduction

The Early Life of Samuel Johnson

The Dictionary in a Sociocultural Context

Nine Years in the Making

The Dictionary Hits the Shelves: Critical and Public Reception

Traces of the Author and his Time

Conclusion: The Legacy of a Book