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The History of Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia (Crofts Classics)
The History of Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia (Crofts Classics) Samuel Johnson, Gwin J. Kolb, Gwin J. Kolb Editor, Samuel Johnson, Gwin J. Kolb Editor 0882950479 9780882950471 Telling how Rasselas and his companions escape from the
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The History of Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia (Crofts Classics) by Samuel Johnson, Gwin J. Kolb, Gwin J. Kolb Editor, Samuel Johnson, Gwin J. Kolb Editor

Telling how Rasselas and his companions escape from the bland pleasures of their perfectly happy valley in Abissinia to Egypt, to study how people live, the book is a parable and a pilgrimage in which all manner of subjects are discussed-flying machines, poetry, marriage, madness.Rasselas embodies Dr Johnsons most powerful and heart-warming qualities: his tragic sense of life, his justice, his wisdom which is never boring or solemn, and his miraculous ability to balance humour with sympathy in weighing up some of lifes more mysterious problems-what is happiness, and how can we find it

Author: Samuel Johnson, Gwin J. Kolb, Gwin J. Ko

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 112

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Publication Date: 1962-02-01

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ISBN: 0882950479


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