William Hazlitt is viewed by many as one of the most distinguished of the non-fiction prose writers to emerge from the Romantic period. This nine-volume edition collects all his major works in complete form.

part |153 pages

Lectures on the English Comic Writers

chapter Lecture I|23 pages


On Wit and Humour

chapter Lecture II|18 pages

On Shakspeare and Ben Jonson

chapter Lecture III|20 pages

On Cowley, Butler, Suckling, Etherege, &c

chapter Lecture IV|20 pages

On Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar

chapter Lecture V|13 pages

On the Periodical Essayists

chapter Lecture VI|24 pages

On the English Novelists

chapter Lecture VIII|18 pages

On the Comic Writers of the Last Century

part |186 pages

Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

chapter Lecture I|16 pages


General View of the Subject

chapter Lecture III|24 pages

On Marston, Chapman, Deckar, and Webster

part |43 pages

A Letter to William Gifford, Esq. from William Hazlitt, Esq