Robert Burton Summary

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  • 2 Literature Criticisms
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274 words, approx. 1 pages
In this excerpt originally recorded in his journal in 1776, Boswell relates an anecdote which demonstrates the value that Samuel Johnson placed upon The Anatomy of Melancholy. Either this night or the... Read more
393 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following excerpt, Thrale acknowledges the widespread influence of Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy on English literature. What a strange Book is Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy! &#x... Read more