Metaphysical Hazlitt: Bicentenary Essays
Leverhulme Special Research Fellow Uttara Natarajan, Uttara Natarajan, Tom Paulin, G M Young Lecturer in English Literature Tom Paulin, Duncan Wu, Professor of English Language and Literature Duncan Wu
Psychology Press, 2005 - 188 sivua
The rediscovery and restitution of William Hazlitt as a canonical Romantic author has been among the latest and most significant developments in present-day Romantic studies. This volume, a collection of previously unpublished essays by the foremost scholars in the field presents Hazlitt as a philosophical, and not simply a 'familiar' essayist. It offers a comprehensive statement of the significance and transmission of Hazlitt's philosophical principles, in his own work and in that of his contemporaries and succeeding writers. This book is an essential contribution to a vital new aspect of Romantic studies and shows Hazlitt to be, as his memorial claims, 'The first (unanswered) Metaphysician of the age'.
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Disinterested imagining and impersonal feeling
Hazlitt and the idea of identity
Hazlitts Essay and Shakespeare
Hazlitt and the selfishness of passion
Hazlitt and thekings of speech
The road to Nether Stowey
of Human Action
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