Transactions 2018


Editorial, Marty Smith

Introducing the President: Henry Hitchings, Phil Jones

Johnson’s Dictionary as a Guide to Life, Henry Hitchings

‘Speaking Selves’: Johnson, Boswell, and the Problem of Spoken English, Lynda Mugglestone

‘Lovely Peggy’: David Garrick’s Unsuitable Mistress, Annette Rubery

Johnson’s Willow: an Update, John Winterton

Essential Johnsonian Reading 5: Diaries and Prayers, Bruce Redford

Alliance of Literary Societies AGM Weekend 2018 – ‘Perseverance Pays a Premium’, Colin Greatorex

Johnson Society Outing 2018, Peter Barrett

News from the Birthplace, Joanne Wilson

Literature in Britain Today, Colin Greatorex

Book Review: Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words by Lynda Mugglestone, Phil Jones

Book Review: The Reformist Ideas of Samuel Johnson by Stefka Ritchie, John Winterton

A Brief History of the Samuel Johnson Society of the West, Robert Allen and Myron Yeager

Johnson Society Winter Lecture Programme 2017-18, Phil Jones

Past Presidents


A Johnsonian Crossword 8

Membership of the Johnson Society

New Members

Johnson Society Events 2019