In dealing with credit system, Hazlitt pointed out how a person that is having trouble economically seems to have a better chance to get yet another loan that will most likely not get paid back, as opposed to a person that can pay it back immediately does not usually receive one at first glance.
This volume collects together a number of Hazlitt's most important metropolitan essays, many of them not otherwise available in paperback. These essays include 'On Londoners and Country People', 'The Indian Jugglers', 'On the Want of Money' and 'On the Feeling of Immortality in Youth'. The edition also contains a critical introduction exploring Hazlitt's attitude to early nineteenth-century London life.
William Hazlitt's General Essays.
3. What key examples does Hazlitt offer of the way in which various artists do or don't exhibit "gusto" in their work? Does the lack of gusto necessarily make a poet or artist uninteresting? How does Hazlitt deal with those who, according to him, don't exhibit gusto in their art?
Hazlitt essay the fight - Doherty's Auction
6. Hazlitt seems fond of quoting or near-quoting the observations and sentiments of others. Why do you think he does that? Do you find that it adds to the effect of his essays, or detracts? Explain.
The Real Godfather of Gonzo: William Hazlitt
Tom Paulin and David Chandler (eds.), William Hazlitt: The Fight and Other Writings. London: Penguin, 1998 (Penguin Classics)
Another excellent one-volume selection, longer than Cook’s, with an introduction by Tom Paulin and some informative annotations by Chandler.
This rather short collection contains six works by William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt, The Spirit of the Age. Grasmere: The Wordsworth Trust, 2004
This appears to be the only paperback edition of Hazlitt’s greatest work currently in print. It is lavishly illustrated with portraits of the various people described by Hazlitt, and is prefaced with an essay by Robert Woof, director of the Wordsworth Trust.
(eds.), William Hazlitt: The Fight and Other ..
This edition brings together Liber Amoris, Hazlitt's notorious memoir of unrequited love, and some of the other essays that he was producing at the same time (1821-3). These include important pieces 'On the Fear of Death', 'On Great and Little Things', 'The Fight' and 'On the Knowledge of Character'. Prefaced by a critical essay and enhanced by extensive footnotes relating Hazlitt's texts to his letters from the period, this edition offers a detailed and compelling insight into the main creative crisis of Hazlitt's life
William Hazlitt on Style - Classic British Essays
AN ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ACTION
FREE THOUGHTS ON PUBLIC AFFAIRS
ADVERTISEMENT ETC. FROM ‘THE ELOQUENCE OF THE BRITISH SENATE’
THE ROUND TABLE
CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEAR’S PLAYS
LECTURES ON THE ENGLISH POETS
A VIEW OF THE ENGLISH STAGE
SKETCHES OF THE PRINCIPAL PICTURE-GALLERIES IN ENGLAND
THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE
THE PLAIN SPEAKER
NOTES OF A JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY
HAZLITT ON ENGLISH LITERATURE