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The Autobiography Of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt

The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt is a memoir written by the English essayist, poet, and critic, Leigh Hunt. This book is a comprehensive account of his life, from his childhood in Southgate, London, to his literary career in the 19th century. Hunt was a prominent figure in the Romantic movement and was known for his close relationships with other literary giants such as Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats. The autobiography covers Hunt's struggles with poverty, his imprisonment for criticizing the Prince Regent, and his numerous literary achievements. It also provides insight into the political and cultural climate of the time, including the rise of the middle class and the emergence of new literary genres. Throughout the book, Hunt's wit and humor shine through, making it a lively and entertaining read. He shares his personal experiences and reflections on life, love, and art, making this book a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Romantic period or the life of one of its most prominent figures. Overall, The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt is a fascinating and insightful account of a literary giant and his place in the history of English literature.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: 436
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.97in - 1.40lb
  • EAN: 9781428618411
  • Categories: Literary