Hazlitt


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English essayist and literary critic (1778-1830)

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In the chapter devoted to Prometheus Unbound, Haines returns to Hazlitt who, he says, `was prepared to build his case around the one poem Shelley's advocates regarded as central to his achievement'.
Hazlitt, a writer usually overlooked by political theorists, emerges as the least systematic of the three - he was, after all, an essayist - but also as the most interesting of them, as he debunked both Malthus and Owen, substituting instead an inchoate image of the popular judgment and a plastic sense of rights grounded in the appetites and passions of the people (as Hazlitt called his audience) rather than in rationalist systems of thought.
The new UMI research collection, Concordances to the Major Writings of William Hazlitt, helps researchers locate keywords and concepts in Hazlitt's works on prominent British writers.
What links Locke and Berkeley to Burke, Hazlitt, and Ruskin is, first, "the tendency to describe both the world of appearances and the mechanisms of the mind in terms of a common set of figures: reflection, surface, and depth"; and, second, "the constant analogizing of optical sensations and verbal language in terms of one another" (p.
More specifically, we need to explore the logic of theater that eventuates in Bate's surprise and conclusion that "the treatment of women is about the one respect in which Hazlitt is not exemplary to an emancipated consciousness.
Hazlitt contributes essays and writings to Edinburgh Review
Even the fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hazlitt complained, were "full-grown, well-fed" and "six feet high.
Hazlitt's vineyards are located on the eastern side of Seneca Lake and are managed by John Santos, who has worked at Hazlitt for more than 20 years.
His topics are a degree of insanity: Samuel Johnson (1709-84), fire from the flint: William Hazlitt (1778-1830), a Thyestean banquet of clap-trap: Matthew Arnold (1822-88), the principles of modern heresy: T.
The theft took place at a property on Hazlitt Avenue, in South Shields, South Tyneside, between 2.
William Hazlitt was the greatest essayist of the era of transition from the politics and sensibilities of the 18th century to the new world of the 19th.
Looking at the writings of five women (Sarah Murray, Anne Grant, Dorothy Wordsworth, Sarah Hazlitt and the anonymous author of A Journey to the Highlands of Scotland), the author examines the ways in which changes in travel and in Scotland affected the ways in which women travelers wrote about their experiences.
Blandness in politics is nothing new, as that great 19th-century essayist William Hazlitt pointed out in an essay called On the Present State of Parliamentary Eloquence.
The art of economics," economist Henry Hazlitt wrote nearly seven decades ago, "consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.
These factors have enabled Hazlitt to transcend his status as an historical subject and to serve as a kind of tutelary critical presence ill current speculations about the culture and public life of Romantic England.