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Essays of William Hazlitt

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William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, as the greatest art critic of his age, and as a drama critic, social commentator, and philosopher. He was also a painter. He is now considered one of the great critics and essayists of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. Yet his work is currently little read and mostly out of print. During his lifetime he befriended many people who are now part of the 19th-century literary canon, including Charles and Mary Lamb, Stendhal, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and John Keats.

This selection of his work was selected and edited by Frank Carr. Undated but research suggests early 20th century.

Item details

Author(s):
Hazlitt, William & Carr, Frank(Editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
c1903
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Walter Scott

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William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, as the greatest art critic of his age, and as a drama critic, social commentator, and philosopher. He was also a painter. He is now considered one of the great critics and essayists of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. Yet his work is currently little read and mostly out of print. During his lifetime he befriended many people who are now part of the 19th-century literary canon, including Charles and Mary Lamb, Stendhal, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and John Keats.

This selection of his work was selected and edited by Frank Carr. Undated but research suggests early 20th century.

Author(s):
Hazlitt, William & Carr, Frank(Editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
c1903
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Walter Scott

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