Contributor biographical information for The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works / Samuel Johnson ; with an introduction and notes by Roger Lonsdale.

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Emeritus Fellow of Balliol and former Professor of English at the University of Oxford, Roger Lonsdale is the editor of The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1987).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Poets, English -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography.
Poets, English -- 18th century -- Biography.