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William Hazlitt (1778–1830) was a prolific journalist, parliamentary reporter, drama and literary critic, essayist, and lecturer. He was the one of the first English writers to make a profession of descriptive criticism. Some of his most famous works include Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays and The Spirit of the Age: Or, Contemporary Portraits.
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