Samuel Johnson

 

 

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A dictionary of the English language

[Lyrical. Lyrick]

 

 

LYR'ICAL. LY'RIC.   adj. [lyricus, Latin; lyrique, French.] Pertaining to an harp, or to odes or poetry sung to an harp; singing to an harp.

      All his trophies hung and acts enroll'd
In copious legend, or sweet lyrick song.                 Milton's Agonist.

Somewhat of the purity of English, somewhat of more equal thoughts,
somewhat of sweetness in the numbers; in one word, somewhat of a
finer turn, and more lyrical verse, is yet wanting.               Dryden.

      The lute neglected, and the lyrick muse,
Love taught my tears in sadder notes to flow,
And tun'd my heart to elegies of woe.                                 Pope.

 

 

 

 

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Samuel Johnson: A dictionary of the English language:
In which the words are deduced from their originals,
and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers.
To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar.
Vol. II. London: Printed by W. Strahan 1755, [p. 1238].

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Literatur

Billi, Mirella: Johnson's Beauties. The Lexicon of the Aesthetics in the Dictionary. In: Textus. English Studies in Italy 19.1 (2006), S. 131-150.

Brandmeyer, Rudolf: Poetiken der Lyrik: Von der Normpoetik zur Autorenpoetik. In: Handbuch Lyrik. Theorie, Analyse, Geschichte. Hrsg. von Dieter Lamping. 2. Aufl. Stuttgart 2016, S. 2-15.

Domsch, Sebastian: The Emergence of Literary Criticism in 18th-Century Britain. Discourse between Attacks and Authority. Berlin u. Boston 2014 (= Buchreihe der Anglia / Anglia Book Series, 47).

Gerrard, Christine (Hrsg.): A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Malden, MA u.a. 2006.

Gouws, Rufus u.a.: Wörterbücher/Dictionaries/Dictionnaires. 4 Bde. Berlin u. Boston 1989-2013.

Hopkins, David (Hrsg.): The Routledge Anthology of poets on poets. Poetic responses to English poetry from Chaucer to Yeats. London u.a. 1994.

Johnson, Samuel: The plan of a dictionary of the English language. London 1747.
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Krummacher, Hans-Henrik: Odentheorie und Geschichte der Lyrik im 18. Jahrhundert. In: Ders., Lyra. Studien zur Theorie und Geschichte der Lyrik vom 16. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. Berlin u.a. 2013, S. 77-123.

Lamb, Julian: Rules of Use. Language and Instruction in Early Modern England. London u.a. 2014.

Lynch, Jack: Modes of Definition in Johnson and His Contemporaries. In: Harvard Library Bulletin 20.3-4 (2009), S. 72-87.

Lynch, Jack (Hrsg.): Samuel Johnson in Context. Cambridge u.a. 2012.

Lynch, Jack (Hrsg.): The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800. Oxford 2016.

Lipking, Lawrence: The Ordering of the Arts in Eighteenth-Century England. Princeton 1979.

Maclean, Norman: From Action to Image. Theories of the Lyric in the Eighteenth Century. In: Critics and Criticism. Ancient and Modern. Hrsg. von Ronald S. Crane. Chicago u.a. 1952, S. 408-460.

McDermott, Anne C. (Hrsg.): Ashgate Critical Essays on Early English Lexicographers. Bd. 5: The Eighteenth Century. Farnham 2012.

Mugglestone, Lynda: Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words. Oxford 2015.

Smallwood, Philip: Johnson's Critical Presence. Image, History, Judgment. Aldershot 2003.

 

 

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