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Samuel Johnson, the Ossian fraud and the Celtic revival in Great Britain and Ireland

Thomas M. Curley

Samuel Johnson, the Ossian fraud and the Celtic revival in Great Britain and Ireland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796,
  • Macpherson, James, -- 1736-1796 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History,
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784 -- Knowledge -- Literature,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications -- History -- 18th century,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • English literature -- Celtic influences,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century,
  • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas M. Curley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3544 .C87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23152792M
    ISBN 109780521407472
    LC Control Number2009000050


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