The World’s Greatest Outlaw: Samuel Johnson as attorney | Curio

The World’s Greatest Outlaw: Samuel Johnson as attorney

22 mins | Mar 30, 2018

Samuel Johnson is described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as ‘arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history’. But what if he had made it as a lawyer? Richard Cohen, writing in Lapham's Quarterly, considers an alternative reading of the life of a literary great.

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From Lapham's Quarterly