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wit in the dungeon

Anthony Holden

wit in the dungeon

a life of Leigh Hunt

by Anthony Holden

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Published by Little, Brown in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunt, Leigh, -- 1784-1859,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLife of Leigh Hunt
    StatementAnthony Holden.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4813 .H65 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 430 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22619825M
    ISBN 100316859273

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   In London, Hunt had linchpinned a literary group, even from a cell in Surrey Gaol, where he was sent from to for a libellous editorial on the Prince continued to edit The Examiner from his cell, and, a sudden poster-boy for freedom of press, received the celebrity of Lord Byron, for whom he was “the wit in the dungeon”.

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