Transactions 2021


Editorial, John Winterton

Introducing the President: Posy Simmonds, Phil Jones

A Dinner for Dr Johnson, Posy Simmonds

Johnson Birthday Weekend 2021, John Winterton

‘A Neutral Being Between the Sexes’: Debating Johnson’s Feminism, Kate Chisholm and Michael Bundock

Johnson Society Winter Lecture Programme 2020–1, Phil Jones

Johnson’s Willow: The End of an Era, John Winterton

Johnson’s Willow Poetry Competition

‘That Worthy and Ingenious Artificer’: John Rowley, John Winterton

Tobias Smollett

Samuel Sharp and Samuel Johnson, Donald Blanchard

Encounters with Johnson: Johnson’s Prose Style, Phil Jones

‘Many bitter Recollections’: Hester Piozzi’s Marginalia in Letters, Emma Stanbridge

News from the Birthplace, Joanne Wilson

Book Review: The Author’s Effects: On Writer’s House Museums by Nicola J. Watson, Marty Smith

Book Review: David Garrick and the Mediation of Celebrity by Leslie Ritchie, Annette Rubery

Book Review: Samuel Johnson: Selected Works (Yale), John Winterton

Obituary: Peter Barrett, Phil Jones

Past Presidents

A Johnsonian Crossword 11, Phil Jones

Membership of the Johnson Society

New Members 2020–1


Notes on Contributors