Rasselas Prince Of Abyssinia

By: Samuel Johnson
Published By: Double9 Books
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Samuel Johnson, an influential 18th-century English author, poet, and lexicographer, wrote the book "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia." The protagonist of this story, Prince Rasselas, travels in search of the meaning of happiness and the key to a happy existence. The narrative, which is set in the made-up country of Abyssinia (modern-day Ethiopia), examines Prince Rasselas' unhappiness and restlessness despite his fortunate status. In his exploration of existential issues, Johnson looks at issues including human aspirations, the search for knowledge, the nature of love, and the difficulties of finding satisfaction in an uncertain world. The book provides important insights into the human condition and the shared pursuit of happiness via the realistic character portrayals and stimulating interactions. Johnson's particular literary style, exemplified by his intellectual depth, moral thoughts, and elegant language, is on display in "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia". "Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia" is still regarded as a notable piece of English literature because to its ageless themes and captivating story.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson was an English writer who was born on September 18, 1709, and died on December 13, 1784. He was called "Dr. Johnson" by many people. He was a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, critic, biographer, editor, and lexicographer. According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, he was "possibly the most famous writer in English history." Johnson became famous in his later years, and after he died, more and more people thought he had a lasting effect on literary criticism. Some even said he was the only truly great critic of English literature. In the 20th century, his ideas shaped the way people thought about literature, and his influence on biography will last for a long time. Johnson's Dictionary had a big impact on Modern English, and it was the best dictionary until the Oxford English Dictionary came along 150 years later. The biographer of Samuel Johnson, Walter Jackson Bate, chose James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson as "the most famous single work of biographical art in all of literature."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 124 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358592869
  • ISBN-13: 9789358592863
  • Item Weight: 148.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.24 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics,Philosophy / General,Fiction / Historical