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William Hazlitt

English writer

1778   -   1830

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
occupation: literary historian, philosopher, writer, literary critic, journalist, painter

William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English essayist, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher. He is now considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. 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.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.
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works

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The Spirit of the Age

book by William Hazlitt

author: William Hazlitt

Characters of Shakespear's Plays

book by William Hazlitt

author: William Hazlitt

1817

Table-Talk

book by William Hazlitt

author: William Hazlitt

1821

The Round Table

book by William Hazlitt

author: William Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt

1817

The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte

author: William Hazlitt

On the Pleasure of Hating

author: William Hazlitt

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