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1810s books (Book Guide)

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Source: Wikipedia. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 91. Chapters: 1810 books, 1811 books, 1812 books, 1813 books, 1814 books, 1815 books, 1816 books, 1817 books, 1818 books, 1819 books, Characters of Shakespear's Plays, History of a Six Weeks' Tour, Theory of Colours, On Vision and Colors, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Grimm's Fairy Tales, The Female Marine, The World as Will and Representation, Description de l'Égypte, Operations plan, Tales of the Dead, The History of the Fairchild Family, Striking and Picturesque Delineations of the Grand, Beautiful, Wonderful, and Interesting Scenery Around Loch-Earn, On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, The History of British India, Dictionnaire Infernal, A Greek-English Lexicon, The History of Little Henry and his Bearer, Literary Pocket-Book, The Giaour, The Necessity of Atheism, The Dairyman's Daughter, Italian Journey, Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences, 1812 in literature, 1815 in literature, 1814 in literature, 1819 in literature, 1810 in literature, Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen, 1817 in literature, 1811 in literature, 1816 in literature, On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, 1818 in literature, Autobiography of Manuel Belgrano, On the Pope, 1813 in literature, Biographia Literaria, A Voyage to Terra Australis, The Hindu Pantheon, Oedipus Judaicus, Corografia Brasílica, The Corsair, Deutsche Sagen, History of Mohammedanism, Hortus Kewensis, Gesenius' Lexicon, Rejected Addresses, Les Jeux des Jeunes Garçons, The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey. Excerpt: Characters of Shakespear's Plays is an 1817 book of criticism of Shakespeare's plays, written by early nineteenth century English essayist and literary critic William Hazlitt. Composed in reaction to the neoclassical approach to Shakespeare's plays typified by Dr. Johnson, it was among the first English-language studies of Shakespeare's plays to follow the manner of German critic A. W. Schlegel, and, with the work of Coleridge, paved the way for the increased appreciation of Shakespeare's genius that was characteristic of later nineteenth century criticism. It was also the first book to cover all of Shakespeare's plays, intended as a guide for the general reader. Then becoming known as a theatre critic, Hazlitt had been focusing increasingly on drama as literature, contributing miscellaneous literary criticism to various journals, including the prestigious Edinburgh Review. This was the first of his book-length literary studies. The plays, the thirty-five that Hazlitt considered genuine, are covered in thirty-two chapters, with new material added to passages reworked from periodical articles and reviews. A Preface establishes his main theme of the uniqueness of Shakespeare's characters and looks back at earlier Shakespearean criticism. Two concluding chapters on "Doubtful Plays of Shakespear" and the "Poems and Sonnets" round out the book. The centre of attention is in large part on the characters, described often with a personal slant and using memorable expressions ("It is we who are Hamlet"), and incorporating psychological insights that were to become highly influential in later criticism. Though at first less influential, Hazlitt's comments on the plays' dramatic structure and poetry, and on the central themes and general mood of each play, laid the groundwork for later critics' more elaborate interpretatio...

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Titel: 1810s books (Book Guide)
Untertitel: 1810 books, 1811 books, 1812 books, 1813 books, 1814 books, 1815 books, 1816 books, 1817 books, 1818 books, 1819 books, Characters of Shakespear's Plays, History of a Six Weeks' Tour, Theory of Colours, On Vision and Colors
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EAN: 9781156033319
ISBN: 1156033314
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 92
Gewicht: 113g
Größe: H246mm x B189mm x T5mm
Jahr: 2011