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Boswell

James. 1740--95, Scottish author and lawyer, noted particularly for his Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
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- Boswellian I would say for both Auchinleck and Cumnock that the majority of people support the blue side of the Old Firm but when it comes to Auchinleck Talbot v Cumnock, sectarianism plays absolutely no part in the trouble.
Well, now you don't have to: Thanks to Dean's lush, deadpan documentation of rehearsals for his Craneway Event and Atlas's astute, Boswellian record keeping, we can all bed down with the man's perfect legacy.
She responds to the Boswellian anecdote about her argument with Samuel Johnson on political distinctions, implying that she is a hypocrite.
This was perhaps as unfair to Atlas as I thought he was, at times, to Bellow, but then Atlas writes that I am Bellow's "old and loyal friend," the "Boswellian explainer of the great man to the general public," so any unfairness to him has been--clairvoyantly?--subverted.
This most recent Yale dive into the Boswellian hogshead is an edition of his general correspondence of 1766 to 1767, the first volume of two dealing with the years 1766 to 1769.
For a critic who has corresponded with her for ten years and written a book on her fiction the prospect of editing a volume of Cynthia Ozick's letters is irresistible.(8) Unfolding the magnitude of that project and recounting the obstacles to its completion, these notes record the fate of a contemporary Boswellian venture.
"A deconstructive interrogation of Boswellian biographical conventions" (56), Sartor's famous Clothes-Philosophy, which Cockshut, we remember, found to be a "dubious set of analogies" (158), "undress[ed] historicism" (157) and "exposed" it as "a discursive positive unconscious which occluded the culturally constitutive power of rhetoric" (61).