This volume contains a detailed history of Hazlitt family. The Hazlitt family was intrinsic to the literary circles of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and produced three generations of seminal literary figures, all of whom were influential thinkers in their respective fields. This fascinating volume is highly recommended for anyone with an interest in eighteenth and nineteenth century literature, and it would make for a wonderful addition to any collection. Contents include: "First Generation of a Literary Family", "Second Generation of a Literary Family", and "Third Generation of a Literary Family". William Carew Hazlitt (1834 - 1913) was an English writer, editor, and lawyer. His father was the barrister and registrar William Hazlitt, his grandfather the writer and critic William Hazlitt, and his great-grandfather the author and minister by the same name. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author. This book was first published in 1897.