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Hazlitt on Project Gutenberg and Archive.org

Read electronic editions of Hazlitt’s writing in the public domain, in various formats. Early biographies writing such as those by Augustine Birrell or P. P. Howe can also be read on Archive.org.

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/800

http://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28william%20hazlitt%29

Hazlitt on LibriVox

Voluntary audio recordings of books in the public domain. Currently includes Liber Amoris and The Plain Speaker.

http://librivox.org/author/2686

https://wordsworth.org.uk/home.html 

Peter Landry’s Hazlitt Page

Includes useful lists of contents of various editions, quotations, and biographical material.

http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Essays/WorksHaz.htm

Related Author Societies

There are many societies or organizations dedicated to Romantic-period authors. Some of the most relevant and best established are those dedicated to Blake, Byron, Coleridge, Charles Lamb, Keats and Shelley, William Cobbett, and Wordsworth.

http://www.blakesociety.org/ 

http://www.thebyronsociety.co.uk/

http://www.friendsofcoleridge.com/ http://www.charleslambsociety.com/societies.html 

http://www.keats-shelley.co.uk/

http://www.williamcobbett.org.uk/

https://wordsworth.org.uk/home.html

Romanticism Links

Romantic Circles has a very useful page of further links relating to Romantic-period authors, texts, and scholarship.

http://www.rc.umd.edu/reference/links.html

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery

Maidstone Museum holds a collection of paintings by Hazlitt, including the famous self-portrait (the holdings are described by Eleanor Relle in The Hazlitt Review no. 4). The town, Hazlitt’s birthplace, also has a theatre and arts centre named after him.

http://www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk/

St Anne’s Churchyard

The site of Hazlitt’s gravestone, restored by the Hazlitt Society in 2003. The churchyard, also the resting place of Dorothy L. Sayers and the deposed Kings of Corsica, has recently been redeveloped as a ‘pocket park’.

http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/environment/landandpremises/parksandopenspaces/st- annes-churchyard/

Hazlitt’s Hotel

You can stay in Hazlitt’s last house, now a hotel named after him. The Georgian building on Frith Street in Soho (marked with a faded blue plaque) still has many original features.

http://www.hazlittshotel.com/hazlitts/

The William Hazlitt Essay Prize

Notting Hill Editions, a publisher specialising in essays, runs an annual literary prize for the best essay in the English language, of between 2,000 and 8,000 words, published or unpublished, on any subject, named in honour of Hazlitt as ‘the great master of the miscellaneous essay’. The first prize is £15,000; five runners-up each receive £1000. The deadline is in September.

http://www.nottinghilleditions.com/essay-prize

Hazlitt Magazine 

A general online magazine published by Random House Canada, named in honour of Hazlitt; not otherwise related to him, but some interesting articles.

http://www.randomhouse.ca/hazlitt/home

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