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Samuel who? The meeting which never took place

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While certainty is impossible, this paper holds that the very few 18th century and even the 19th century Portuguese lexicographers were not aware of the work of Samuel Johnson. In fact, Portuguese traditions of those times led interest to focus on the French and Italian cultures. The limited range of examples of prefaces and annotations in works of that period demonstrate awareness of works from the French and della Crusca academies. There is no reference to the work of Johnson or any other o...

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2011-02-11

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