Definition of William Hazlitt from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


William Hazlitt

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(1778-1830) an English writer and critic, best known for his essays and lectures. He expressed strong, often harsh, opinions, especially about other writers. His best-known works include Characters of Shakespeare's Plays (1817-18), Table Talk (1821) and The Spirit of the Age (1825).