Table Talk

Table Talk This work has been previously published and carefully edited by humans to be read digitally on your eReader Please enjoy this historical and classic work All of our titles are only cents and are fo

  • Title: Table Talk
  • Author: William Hazlitt
  • ISBN: 2940011906077
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Nook
  • This work has been previously published and carefully edited by humans to be read digitally on your eReader Please enjoy this historical and classic work All of our titles are only 99 cents and are formatted to work with the Nook Also, if it is an illustrated work, you will be able to see all of the original images This makes them the best quality classic works availabThis work has been previously published and carefully edited by humans to be read digitally on your eReader Please enjoy this historical and classic work All of our titles are only 99 cents and are formatted to work with the Nook Also, if it is an illustrated work, you will be able to see all of the original images This makes them the best quality classic works available for the lowest price So enjoy this classic work as if it were the original book

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    1. Hazlitt was, in his age, known not only for his painting but for his wit. Page through common books (collections of favorite quotations from books read and shared) of the mid to late Nineteenth century and Hazlitt's observations and quips will be scattered through them. Though he is little read now, he is worth a read for the contemporary reader who wishes to know one of the sharpest wits of the early-mid Nineteenth Century (Table Talk was published in 1823). Biases abound, but I found myself th [...]

    2. I first became aware of William Hazlitt through Michael Foot's vociferous support of his talents, and as I had read and enjoyed Heine and Byron on the basis of Foot's praise, I decided to give Hazlitt a go. Hazlitt isn't much read today, and frankly, after slogging through this collection of essays, I can see why. Some contemporary critics have compared his essays to a sort of precursor to blogging. Unfortunately, just as most blogging is rather time-sensitive and not built to last, most of thes [...]

    3. I enjoyed this because of the shared love for painting. His take on painters of the day as well as his insightful essays gave me food for thought. A couple of the essays were a bit banter based for me. I am not as well read in this time era as I would like to be. Perhaps a better knowledge of some of the discussed writers would give me better insight. I overall found it delightful to read.

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