He writes as if his life were discrete chapters with each one emerging as a finely crafted essay. In "My First Acquaintance with Poets," he takes the uncomfortable position of praising them from the vantage of their decade's long drift from liberalism all the while seeming to praise them as elite members of the Romantic pantheon. This essay is one of the very few in which Hazlitt is circumspect in his true feelings.
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778 : 1830 (Nonesuch Press, 1930)
Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778 : 1830 (Nonesuch Press, 1930). The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Miscellany Tracts, Repertorium, Miscellaneous Writing (Faber & Gwyer 1931). The Works of Thomas Browne: Letters (Faber & Faber, 1931). To Geoffrey Keynes: Articles from the "Book Collector" to Commemorate His Eighty-Fifth Birthday (The Book Collector, 1972, ISBN 0903482002) with Francis Meynell, A. N. L. Munby, David Garnett, John Sparrow.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Selected Essays of William Hazlitt, 1778: 1830. Includes content by: Goldsmith. Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830. Selected Essays of William Hazlitt, 1778: 1830. William Hazlitt was born on April 10, 1778, and died a hundred years ago on September 18, 1830.
by Geoffrey L. Keynes. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Select Format: Paperback.
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Essays of william hazlitt. OF the life of William Hazlitt, no more will be said here than seems needful for considering his work as an Essayist, He was born on the loth of April 1778, in Mitre Lane, Maidstone. His father was a Unitarian minister, who, after several changes, settled at Wem, in Shropshire. In 1795, amongst other places, young Hazlitt visited Burleigh House, and beheld its pictures, some of which he treasured in his mind to the end of life.
He is also acknowledged as the finest art critic of his age. Despite his high standing among historians of literature and art, his work is currently little read and mostly out of print.
Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778 : 1830 (Nonesuch Press, 1930). An Exhibition of the Illuminated Books of William Blake: Poet - Printer - Prophet (1964) with Lessing J. Rosenwald. The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Miscellany Tracts, Repertorium, Miscellaneous Writings (Faber & Gwyer 1931).