William Hazlitt : the First Modern Man.

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Author / Creator:Wu, Duncan.
Imprint:Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2008.
Description:1 online resource (1109 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Hazlitt, William, -- 1778-1830.
Hazlitt, William, -- 1778-1830
Literature.
English.
Languages & Literatures.
English Literature.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS -- Essays.
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11164319
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ISBN:9780191615368
0191615366
9780199588848
0199588848
9780191563614
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Summary:Romanticism is where the modern age begins, and Hazlitt was its most articulate spokesman. No one else had the ability to see it whole; no one else knew so many of its politicians, poets, and philosophers. By interpreting it for his contemporaries, he speaks to us of ourselves - of the culture and world we now inhabit. Perhaps the most important development of his time, the creation of a mass media, is one that now dominates our lives. Hazlitt's livelihood was dependent on it. Asthe biography argues, he took political sketch-writing to a new level, invented sports commentary as we know it, and.
Other form:Print version: Wu, Duncan. William Hazlitt : The First Modern Man. Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2008 9780199588848