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From Dante to the Romantics : The Reception History of Leigh Hunt's "The Story of Rimini"
1816 was arguably the most significant year in Leigh Hunt's career as a Romantic poet. After a two-year imprisonment, he had spent much of 1815 going back to the theatre and seeing Edmund Kean, the actor whom Hazlitt had ...
Introducing "Critical Essays": Leigh Hunt and theatrical criticism in the early nineteenth century
The years 1801 to 1808 saw the emergence of Leigh Hunt as a public figure on the London literary scene, first with the publication of his collection of poetry, "Juvenilia", and then with his work as theater critic for "The ...
Exploring gothic sexuality
In his well-known analysis of the evolution of sexuality in society in "Making sexual history", Jeffrey Weeks comments that, following a series of major challenges throughout the twentieth century (ranging from Freud's ...