Literary Authors, Parliamentary Reporters: Johnson, Coleridge, Hazlitt, Dickens

Literary Authors, Parliamentary Reporters: Johnson, Coleridge, Hazlitt, Dickens

by Nikki Hessell

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ISBN-13: 9781107442535
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/21/2014
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Nikki Hessell is Senior Lecturer in the School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: reporting and the individual talent; 2. Samuel Johnson: beyond Lilliput; 3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the freedom of the gallery; 4. William Hazlitt and the real eloquence of the British senate; 5. Charles Dickens and the ghost of speeches past; 6. Conclusion: taking parliamentary reporting seriously; Bibliography; Index.

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