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A copy of the first Wprld Classics edition of Hazlitt's collected Sketches and Essays.The cloth-covered hardback is worn and discoloured but sound. The binding is in good condition. The pages are unmarked apart from some foxing. In good condition for the.
Sketches and Essays by Hazlitt, William. Oxford University Press, 1902, Oxford World's Classics edition,. 1902. Hardcover. hardback, 12mo, 244pp, owner's name on.This can be represented vividly by the two essays “On Gusto” by William Hazlitt and Richard Steele’s essay No. 84 in The Spectator. Both essays are starkly different in style and approach, and more importantly both rely heavily on the emotional response of the reader.Sketches and Essays by William Hazlitt. 1905. 244 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Pages remain bright with light foxing included, pencil inscription to ffep and front pastedown. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and tanning. Why buy from World of Books. Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth. Free.
Political Essays, with Sketches of Public Characters is a collection of essays by William Hazlitt, an English political journalist and cultural critic. Published in 1819, two days before the Peterloo Massacre, the work spans the final years of the Napoleonic Wars and the social and economic strife that followed.
At first he attempted to become a portrait painter but after a lack of success he turned to writing. While in London Hazlitt became friends with a group of writers with radical political ideas. The group included Percy Bysshe Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Lamb, William Wordsworth, Thomas Barnes, Henry Brougham, Leigh Hunt, Robert Southey and Lord Byron. He first met Coleridge in.
Description: Hazlitt, William Political essays with sketches of public characters. London, 1819. First edition, 8vo, modern quarter calf, some slight spotting; Ibid Conversations of James Northcote. London, 1826, 8vo, portrait frontispiece, bookplate and ink inscription of Lord Carlingford (Chief Secretary for Ireland), original cloth gilt, inner hinges weak,some foxing; Ibid. Table-talk or.
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The essays themselves range in subject from philosophy, to art, to literature, culture, society, and politics, with titles like “On the Pleasures of Painting” and “On Corporate Bodies.” Hazlitt’s intimate style and deep familiarity with many different aspects of art culture (not only was he a literary success, but he studied under Joshua Reynolds to be a portrait painter) make his.
Hazlitt stood before his father — brush in hand, easel at his side — to paint his father’s portrait. The picture, which is now held at Maidstone Museum, was a success for the aspiring artist: it formed part of the Royal Academy exhibition at Somerset House in 1802 where the image of the 68-year-old Dissenting minister hung rather oddly alongside that of the playwright and baronet, Sir.
Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt. 2 vols. (essays) 1836. Sketches and Essays (essays) 1839; also published as Men and Manners, 1852. Winterslow: Essays and Characters Written There (essays) 1850. The Complete Works of William Hazlitt. 21 vols, (essays, criticism, letters, dialogues, and biography) 1930-34.
Part of the considerable charm of Hazlitt 's hotel is that, despite its central location, its success is based solely on word-of-mouth recommendations. Spread across three historic Georgian houses, it takes its name from William Hazlitt, the 18th-century essayist who lived there.
HAZLITT, WILLIAM HAZLITT, WILLIAM (1778-1830). —Essayist and critic, b. at Maidstone, was the s. of a Unitarian minister. At his father's request he studied for the ministry at a Unitarian Coll. at Hackney. His interests, however, were much more philosophical and political than theological.
Political Essays, With Sketches Of Public Characters - Primary Source Edition William Hazlitt This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact.
William Hazlitt. English literary critic, essayist. Birthplace: Maidstone, Kent, England Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, St. Anne. British literary critic and essayist, born on the 10th of April 1778 at Maidstone, where his father, William Hazlitt, was minister of a Unitarian congregation. The father took.