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Lectures on the truly eminent English poets by Percival Stockdale

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Published by Printed by D. N. Shury, for the author in London .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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Statementby Percival Stockdale ...
LC ClassificationsPR501 .S8
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Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6534007M
LC Control Number11021446

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This book collects together lectures on English poetry Hazlitt delivered at London’s Surrey Institution in , ranging from ‘On Poetry in General’, through acknowledged classics such as Chaucer, Spenser and Shakespeare, and on to ‘The Living Poets’. Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (–81), alternatively known by the shorter title Lives of the Poets, is a work by Samuel Johnson comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. These were arranged, approximately, by date of death. From the close of the 18th century, expanded editions and updates of Johnson’s. : Lectures on the English Poets (): William Hazlitt, Hazlitt, William Hazlitt: Books.   The lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical observations on their works by Samuel Johnson; 68 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, English poetry, English Poets, Biography, Early works to , Accessible book; People: John Milton (), Joseph Addison (), Abraham Cowley (), Richard Savage ( or ), .