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Hazlitt on the Poetry of Wit
THE GREATEST POETRY, according to Hazlitt, is the "truest" poetry and therefore the most passionate; for, to communicate the es? sential truths of nature, a poet must feel in? tensely. Lesser poetryExpand
Hazlitt and the Romantic Sublime
In seventeenthand eighteenth-century Britain the word sublime often described large mountains, jagged rocks, precipitous heights, violent water falls, large vistas, or foggy masses, as well as theExpand
Liberalism and Hazlitt's Tragic View