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Lectures on the English Poets, and the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt

Lectures On The English Poets, And The English Comic Writers is a collection of lectures delivered by William Hazlitt, a prominent English literary critic and essayist, in the early 19th century. The book is divided into two parts, with the first part consisting of lectures on English poets such as William Shakespeare, John Milton, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and others. Hazlitt offers critical analysis and interpretation of their works, exploring themes, styles, and literary techniques.The second part of the book comprises lectures on English comic writers, including William Congreve, Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and others. Hazlitt examines their comedic styles, characterizations, and the social commentary present in their works. He offers insights into the cultural and historical contexts of the time in which these writers lived and worked.Throughout the book, Hazlitt's writing is insightful and thought-provoking, with a keen eye for detail and a deep appreciation for the art of literature. His lectures are engaging and accessible, making this book an excellent resource for students and scholars of English literature, as well as anyone with an interest in the works of these great writers.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 468
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.04in - 1.50lb
  • EAN: 9781428610026
  • Categories: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh