Transactions 2020


Editorial, John Winterton

Chairman’s Introduction, Phil Jones

Fashions and Fancy:  Clothing the Eighteenth-century Lady – From Excesses of Fabric, to the Bare Minimum, Emily Ireson

Samuel Johnson, Professor of Ancient Literature at the Royal Academy of Arts, Joanne Wilson

Johnson’s Willow: Developments in 2020, John Winterton

Garrick Plants a Mulberry Tree, Philip Spinks

A New Initiative in All Senses: Experiencing the Eighteenth-Century Hospital, Jonathan Reinarz

The Day Cometh: Samuel Johnson for the General Reader, Wayne Jones

Redcourt Revisited, John Winterton

Essential Johnsonian Reading 7: Johnson on Shakespeare, Graham Nicholls

News from the Birthplace, Joanne Wilson

Johnson Society Winter Lecture Programme 2019–20, Phil Jones

Book Review: The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age by Leo Damrosch, Marty Smith

Book Review: Samuel Johnson, edited by David Womersley, John Winterton

Obituary: Ken Knowles

A Johnsonian Crossword 10, Phil Jones

Past Presidents

Membership of the Johnson Society

New Members 2019–20


Johnson Society Events 2021

Notes on Contributors