Hazlitt and Hunt, 1994
Compiled by Jonathan Gross, DePaul University
Baum, Joan. Mind-Forg'd Manacles-Slavery and the English Romantic Poets. Connecticut: The Shoe String Press, Inc., 1994.
Carefully examines William Hazlitt's relentless support for literature that exposed and criticized oppression and slavery during the Romantic period. Studies anti-slavery and anti-racist sentiment contained in both letters and criticism.
Cochran, Peter. "More Hazlitt Quotations: The Bible, Milton, Dryden, Rochester, Boileau and John Dennis." N&Q 41 (1994), 343-47.
Quotations excerpted from The Complete Works of William Hazlitt, which was edited by P.P. Howe in a 21 volume set.
Dalles, Mary Patricia. "Crystallization and the Self: Revisioning Passionate Love in Stendhal's De lamour, John Keats's Fanny Brawne poems, William Hazlitt's Liber Amoris, Ann Baten Cristall's Poetical Sketches, and Mary Shelley's Mathilda." Diss. U of Colorado, 1993. Ann Arbor: DAI, 1994.
Danahay, Martin A. "Mirrors of Masculine Desire: Narcissus and Pygmalion in Victorian Representation." VP 32 (1994), 35-53.
By exploring the myth of Pygmalion,Victorian artists are said to be fulfilling their own narcissistic desires. Hazlitt's infatuation with Sarah Walker in Liber Amoris is used as an example for his own "illicit Narcissism".
Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning. Leigh Hunt and the Poetry of Fancy. London: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1994.
This work attempts to show the "Rococo" refuge Hunt took within his poetry, and how he "refuel[ed] his exhausted spirit" through it. The book is not a "revaluation" of his poems, but merely shows the reader ways of enjoying his minor poetry from a "decidedly minor poet".
---. "The 'Waters' in Bleak House, Chapter 1." N&Q 41 (1994), 353. A retort to an article titled "Dickens's Meglosaurus " (N&Q, December 93, 78-9).
The rebuttal in this article states that Hunt's The Town and the opening paragraphs of Dickens's Bleak House renders no "mild chronological puzzle".
Favret, Mary A. "A Home for Art: Painting, Poetry and Domestic Interiors." At the Limits of Romanticism: Essays in Cultural, Feminist and Materialist Criticism. ed. Mary A Favret and Nicolas J. Watson. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1994.
This essay expounds on Hazlitt's theory of a mental art gallery.
Hofkosh, Sonia. "Sexual Politics and Literary History: William Hazlitt's Keswick Escapade and Sarah Hazlitt's Journal." At the Limits of Romanticism: Essays in Cultural, Feminist and Materialist Criticism. ed. Mary A Favret and Nicolas J. Watson. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1994. 125-42.
Jones, Stanley. "More Hazlitt Quotations: The Bible, Milton, Dryden, Rochester, Boileau/John Dennis." N&Q n.s. 41 (1994), 343-44.
Lapp, Robert K. "Contest for Cultural Authority: Hazlitt's review of The Statesman's Manual." English Studies in Canada 20 (1994), 41-60.
Lew, Laurie Kane. "Figuring a Tradition: Romantic Poetics and the Writings of English Painting, 1769-1860." Diss. U of Chicago, 1994. DAI 55 (1994): AAG9501518.
An interdisciplinary and historically focused study of a genre of critical prose which examines the works of Reynolds, Hazlitt and Ruskin.
Lippincott, Louise W. Review of Painting and the Politics of Culture: New Essays on British Art, 1700-1850. ed. John Barrell. Huntington Library Quarterly 57 (1994), 79-86.
Reviews a book of essays that contain Hazlitt's theory on art.
Lopate, Phillip, ed. The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present. New York: Anchor-Doubleday, 1994.
This comprehensive volume of essays includes Hazlitt and regards him as a superior essayist.
Perkins, David. "Wordsworth, Hunt, and the Romantic Understanding of Meter." JEGP 93(1994), 1-17.
Priestley, John Boyton. William Hazlitt. Plymouth, Eng.: Northcote House, 1994.
A short piece; only 69 pages elucidating Hazlitt's life and work.
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