Intellectual freedom depends on material things. Poetry depends on intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor...'
In these two classic essays of feminist literature, Woolf argues passion ... 続きを読む
This is the first scholarly edition of Aubrey's Brief Lives since 1898, the first to include the complete text of the three Brief Lives manuscripts (including censored and deleted material, title page ... 続きを読む
A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.'
According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay 'is simply that it should give pleasure...It sh ... 続きを読む
William Hazlitt (1778-1830) developed a variety of identities as a writer: essayist, philosopher, critic of literature, drama, and painting, biographer, political commentator, and polemicist. What uni ... 続きを読む
Susan Whyman draws on a hidden world of previously unknown letter writers to explore bold new ideas about the history of writing, reading, and the novel. Capturing actual dialogues of people discussin ... 続きを読む
Over the course of a literary career that extended from the lingering Malthusian controversies of the late eighteenth century to the brink of the Reform Act of 1832, William Hazlitt produced a remark ... 続きを読む
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 philosop ... 続きを読む