The Quarrel Of The Age

The Quarrel Of The Age

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The story of the life and work of England's greatest essayist and key figure in Regency England. William Hazlitt is England's greatest essayist. He was also a philosopher, a painter, a controversialist and a radical, whose critical writings about literature, the theatre and art were ardently admired in his day. He is the author of the first confessional autobiography of sexual passion, a biographer of Napoleon, a friend of, and profound influence upon, Keats, Stendhal, and Charles Lamb, a friend and later enemy of Coleridge, Wordsworth, and De Quincy, and a key figure in the intellectual life of Regency England. His life was lived against the backdrop of the French Revolution and subsequent Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with their associated political and literary radicalism in England.... letters to friends: a#39;The man who has so grossly calumniated me in the Examiner and the Ed. Review is a Wm Hazlitt, one ... Coleridgea#39;s a#39;Lay Sermona#39; eventually appeared in December, under a new title: The Statesmana#39;s Manual, by which he anbsp;...

Title:The Quarrel Of The Age
Author:A.C. Grayling
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2013-07-25


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