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Hunt, Leigh 1784-1859

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Works: 1,932 works in 4,889 publications in 2 languages and 59,454 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Biography  History  Bibliography  Autobiographies  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Recipient, Lyricist, Composer, Other, Correspondent, Contributor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Adapter
Classifications: PR4812, 809.034
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The poetical works of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt( Book )
79 editions published between 1815 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Men, women, and books : a selection of sketches, essays, and critical memoirs, from his uncollected prose writings by Leigh Hunt( Book )
60 editions published between 1847 and 1943 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Political and occasional essays by Leigh Hunt( Book )
7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Leigh Hunt's dramatic criticism, 1808-1831 by Leigh Hunt( Book )
16 editions published between 1949 and 1977 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Literary criticism by Henry James( Book )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Essays on literature -- American writers -- English writers
Lord Byron and some of his contemporaries by Leigh Hunt( Book )
44 editions published between 1828 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
This 1828 volume offers Leigh Hunt's glimpse at the life and works of the Romantic poet Lord Byron, with remembrances of John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley
Essays by Leigh Hunt( Book )
69 editions published between 1817 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 libraries worldwide
The years 1801 to 1808 saw the emergence of Leigh Hunt as a public figure on the London literary scene, and his appreciation of good books and great writers was highly respected. Collected here are such essays as Deaths of Little Children," An Earth upon Heaven," Shakespeare's Birthday," and A Few Thoughts on Sleep."
A jar of honey from Mount Hybla by Leigh Hunt( Book )
41 editions published between 1847 and 2013 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
The town : its memorable characters and events by Leigh Hunt( Book )
71 editions published between 1848 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Captain Sword and Captain Pen : an anti-war poem by Leigh Hunt( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Leigh Hunt was born in Southgate, London, where his parents had settled after leaving the United States. Educated at Christ's Hospital from 1791 to 1799 but a speech impediment, later cured, prevented his going to university. 'For some time after I left school,' he says, 'I did nothing but visit my school-fellows, haunt the book-stalls and write verses.' His first poems were published in 1801 under the title of Juvenilia, and introduced him into literary and theatrical society. He began to write for the newspapers, and published in 1807 a volume of theatre criticism, and a series of Classic Tales with critical essays on the authors. In 1809, Leigh Hunt married Marianne Kent and over the next 20 years they had ten children. Whilst Leigh Hunt was more properly categorized as a minor poet this is not faint praise as the times were particularly rich poets of bewildering talents: Shelley, Byron, Keats, Coleridge. Perhaps though his work as a publisher and editor gives a better context for his talents. Though he worked on many publications times were difficult and financial troubles were never far from his door. Shelley was particularly generous to him but after his death life was to become rather more difficult until in 1844 some comfort was given with an annuity of Đ120 from Mary Shelley and further relief came in 1847 from Lord John Russell who procured him a pension of Đ200. Such contributions enabled Leigh Hunt to continue to write and publish. Interestingly Leigh Hunt was the original of Harold Skimpole in Bleak House. 'Dickens wrote in a letter of 25 September 1853, 'I suppose he is the most exact portrait that was ever painted in words! He died in Putney on 28 August 1859, and is buried at Kensal Green Cemetery. Here we publish Captain Sword And Captain Pen a superb example of Hunt's longer works
Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( Book )
9 editions published between 1896 and 1949 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
The feast of the poets : with notes, and other pieces in verse by Leigh Hunt( Book )
18 editions published between 1814 and 1975 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Table-talk : to which are added Imaginary conversations of Pope and Swift by Leigh Hunt( Book )
32 editions published between 1851 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 libraries worldwide
The dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar : with biographical and critical notices by William Wycherley( Book )
68 editions published between 1831 and 1979 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Prefaces by Leigh Hunt, mainly to his periodicals by Leigh Hunt( Book )
12 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
The story of Rimini, : a poem, by Leigh Hunt( Book )
24 editions published between 1816 and 2010 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
The autobiography of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt( Book )
57 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The deaths of little children by Leigh Hunt( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Realities of imagination by Leigh Hunt( file )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Editor of the Examiner
Editor of the Examiner 1784-1859
Hunt, J. H. L. 1784-1859
Hunt, J. H. L. (James Henry Leigh), 1784-1859
Hunt, James H. 1784-1859
Hunt, James Henry Leigh.
Hunt, James Henry Leigh 1784-1859
Hunt, James Henry Liegh 1784-1859
Hunt, Leigh
Hunt Leigh 1784-1859
James Henry Leigh Hunt
James Henry Leigh Hunt anglický básník a esejista
Leigh Hunt anglický básník a esejista
Leigh Hunt Brits journalist (1784-1859)
Leigh Hunt écrivain britannique
Leigh Hunt englischer Schriftsteller
Leigh Hunt saggista, poeta e scrittore inglese
Гант Дж. Г. Л
Гант Дж. Г. Л. 1784-1859
Гант Л
Гант Л. 1784-1859
Гент Дж. Г. Л
Гент Дж. Г. Л. 1784-1859
Лей-Гент
Лей-Гент 1784-1859
Ли Хант английский эссеист, журналист, поэт, драматург, критик
Хант Дж. Г
Хант Дж. Г. 1784-1859
Хант Л. Дж. Г
Хант Л. Дж. Г. 1784-1859
جيمس هنت
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リー・ハント
利·亨特
Languages
English (848)
French (1)
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