Book Discussion on Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Mr. Lynch talked about the book he edited, Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary: Selections from the 1755 Work that Defined the English… read more

Mr. Lynch talked about the book he edited, Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary: Selections from the 1755 Work that Defined the English Language, published by Walker and Company. Mr. Lynch argued that Johnson’s dictionary is one of the most fascinating books ever published, and discussed the relevance and appeal of the book today. He also read from the book and responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

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180212-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jan 31, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2004

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  • Jan 31, 2004 | 9:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2004 | 9:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2004 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2004 | 6:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 2004 | 1:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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