Leigh Hunt is perhaps best known today for two short poems, “Jenny Kissed Me” and “Abou Ben Adhem”. In his time, he was known as a leading figure in the Romantic movement, a friend and mentor of Keats and Shelley, a groundbreaking drama critic, the editor of the leading liberal journal of the day (the Examiner), and a political writer whose criticisms of the Prince Regent led to his imprisonment for libel. He also became known in his later years as the subject of a hostile …
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Goldfarb, Sheldon. "Leigh Hunt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 March 2011
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