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Hunt, Leigh 1784-1859

Overview
Works: 2,275 works in 5,740 publications in 3 languages and 66,142 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Poetry  Autobiographies  Bibliographies  Portraits  Drama  Personal correspondence  Comedy plays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Recipient, Lyricist, Composer, Contributor, Annotator, Adapter, Collaborator, Dubious author, Correspondent, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4812, 821.7
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Realities of imagination by Leigh Hunt( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deaths of little children by Leigh Hunt( )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt( Book )

81 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men, women, and books : a selection of sketches, essays, and critical memoirs, from his uncollected prose writings by Leigh Hunt( Book )

57 editions published between 1847 and 1943 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. Fiction and matter of fact. Inside of an omnibus. Day of the disasters of Carlington Blundell. Visit to the zoological gardens. A man introduced to his ancestors. Novel party. Beds and bedrooms. World of books. Jack Abbott's breakfast. On seeing a pigeon make love. Month of May. The Giuli tre. Few remarks on the cure vice called lying. Criticism on female beauty. Of deceased statesmen who have written verses. Female sovereigns of England -- v. 2. Social morality. Pope. Garth, physicians, and love-letters. Cowley and Thomson. Bookstalls and "Galateo". Bookbinding and "Heliodorus". Ververt, or, The parrot of the nuns. Specimens of British poetesses. Duchess of St. Albans, and marriages from the state. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Life and African visit of Pepys. Life and letters of Madame de Sévigné
Essays by Leigh Hunt( Book )

82 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member 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 )

53 editions published between 1847 and 2017 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Byron and some of his contemporaries : with recollections of the author's life, and of his visit to Italy by Leigh Hunt( Book )

41 editions published between 1828 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member 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
Political and occasional essays by Leigh Hunt( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes an introduction to the life and work of Leigh Hunt, followed by a compilation of his essays discussing various aspects of politics, society, and history
Leigh Hunt's dramatic criticism, 1808-1831 by Leigh Hunt( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1977 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town : its memorable characters and events by Leigh Hunt( Book )

62 editions published between 1848 and 2017 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table-talk. To which are added Imaginary conversations of Pope and Swift by Leigh Hunt( Book )

37 editions published between 1851 and 2017 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary criticism by Leigh Hunt( Book )

14 editions published between 1946 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feast of the poets : with notes, and other pieces in verse by Leigh Hunt( Book )

21 editions published between 1814 and 1975 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay : with introductions and notes( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( Book )

12 editions published between 1896 and 1949 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indicator, and the Companion; a miscellany for the fields and the fire-side by Leigh Hunt( )

41 editions published between 1834 and 1860 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town; its memorable characters and events. St. Paul's to St. James's by James Henry Leigh Hunt( Book )

21 editions published between 1848 and 1906 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Sword and Captain Pen : an anti-war poem by Leigh Hunt( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member 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
The story of Rimini, : a poem, by James Henry Leigh Hunt( Book )

30 editions published between 1815 and 2010 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Table-talk. To which are added Imaginary conversations of Pope and Swift
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A jar of honey from Mount HyblaThe town : its memorable characters and eventsTable-talk. To which are added Imaginary conversations of Pope and SwiftThe story of Rimini, : a poem,Leigh Hunt and the London literary scene : a reception history of his major works, 1805-1828Leigh Hunt's ReflectorByron, Shelley, Hunt, and the Liberal
Alternative Names
A. Leigh Hunt

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.

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Leigh Hunt Brits journalist (1784-1859)

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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

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Хант Дж. Г

Хант Дж. Г. 1784-1859

Хант Л. Дж. Г

Хант Л. Дж. Г. 1784-1859

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Languages
English (904)

French (4)

Italian (1)