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Published: 24 June 2021

448 Pages


ISBN: 9780199591954

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The Spirit of Controversy

and Other Essays

William Hazlitt
Edited by Jon Mee and James Grande

Oxford World's Classics

  • Brilliant insights into the literature of romanticism and many of its key concepts
  • Uses first editions of Hazlitt's essays, including original versions of some of his most famous essays as they appeared in the press
  • Ranges beyond literary criticism to Hazlitt's writing on painting, politics, theatre, and metropolitan life

New to this Edition:

  • Updates Jon Cook's earlier collection of Hazlitt's prose, but focuses only on his essays and gives emphasis to their place within contemporary print culture.

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