William Hazlitt was an English writer known for his humorous essays and literary criticisms. He best known for his writings on Shakespeare's plays and characters. This collection contains some of Hazlitt's best essays including; On Milton's Sonnets, On Coffee-House Politicians, On Criticism, On Great and Little Things, Why Distant Objects Please, On Corporate Bodies, Whether Actors Should Sit in the Boxes, and many more.
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William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as an art critic, 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, and William Wordsworth.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 272 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.62 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1481926314