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Lectures on the English poets. The spirit of the age

William Hazlitt

Lectures on the English poets. The spirit of the age

or, Contemporary portraits

by William Hazlitt

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Poets,
  • History and criticism,
  • English poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe spirit of the age.
    StatementWilliam Hazlitt ; introduction by Catherine MacDonald MacLean
    SeriesEveryman"s library, no. 459
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 362 p. ;
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26551515M

    it was not only a period in history, but the age of the artistic and passionate, an event which he hoped to renew in his own time. It was derived from Italian Renaissance and English Renaissance literature (e.g. Spenser and Jonson) mainly, but the poets of the Pléiade also worked an influence on him. Before , Pater’s writings had furnished. In , at the age of twenty-five, John Stuart Mill published a series of essays (anonymously, as was the custom) in the radical weekly theExaminer, under the title “The Spirit of the Age.”The opening sentences of the first essay commented on the title: “The ‘spirit of the age’ is in some measure a novel expression.


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[Introduction by A.R. Waller]--Lectures on the English poets: Introductory--On poetry in general. On Chaucer and Spencer.

On Shakespeare and Milton. On Dryden and Pope. On Thomson and Cowper. On Swift, Young, Gray, Collin, etc. On Burns, and the old English ballads. On the living poetsThe spirit of the age: Jeremy Bentham. William Godwin. Coleridge.

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Hazlitt shows his range here as a critic of literature, the /5(6). The Spirit of the Age (), Hazlitt’s most famous book, is a sequence of 18 essays Hazlitt had begun in ‘Contemporary Portraits’, as the subtitle explains, of major literary and political figures.

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Lecture 1 - Introduction Overview. Book publication of the same poems and other poetry collections are then discussed in contrast. A number of modern English poets are presented such as Eliot, Hughes, Moore, Yeats, and photographs are shown in order to introduce students to the major poets of the early twentieth century.

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Lectures on the English Poets. Hazlitt on English Literature. Her latest offering is an anthology of nonfictional readings from the period The collection illustrates Himmelfarb's view that the spirit of the Victorian age defined itself as much in its books and ideas as in political battles and societal strife."—Alexandra Mullen, New Criterion.a great book generally reflects not only the author’s life and thought but also the spirit of the age and the ideals of the nation’s history.

The third aim is to show, by a study of each successive period, how our literature has steadily developed from its first simple songs and stories to its present complexity in prose and Size: 1MB.“The Spirit of the Age” is a short ode of twenty lines.

An ode is a poetic form derived from a Greek model (ode means “song” in Greek); it was often used by the Romantic poets for lyric.