The Johnson Society of Australia

Celebrating the life and work of the 18th Century writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson and his circle.

Links

Key UK Links

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Johnson’s house in Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, facing the market square, is now a museum to his life, work and personality:  Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum 

The Johnson Society of London was established in 1928. The site includes papers over many years and would be a useful contact for Johnsonians visiting London. The Johnson Society of London

An excellent guide to this historic house in Gough Square, London where Johnson wrote the great Dictionary. Dr Johnson’s House

Other Literary Societies in Melbourne

Jane Austen Society of Melbourne http://www.jasm.org.au/

Melbourne Dickens Fellowship https://dickens.asn.au

James Joyce (Bloomsday) www.bloomsdayinmelbourne.org.au/

A website about Henry Handel Richardson, author of “The Getting of Wisdom” and other books

 

https://www.henryhandelrichardsonsociety.org.au

 

Other Links

A Digital Edition of the First Edition of Johnson’s Dictionary https://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com

 

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