Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Academic Program Adviser
Amy Moorman Robbins
“William Hazlitt: On the Silencing Effect of Public Opinion in Nineteenth-Century England” investigates the social interactions that fostered the circulation of misinformation. Hazlitt depicts how silencing portions of the population benefited those in power and how many within society were unknowingly compliant and in fact facilitating this manipulation of information.
Freeman, J M Tessa, "William Hazlitt: On the Silencing Effect of Public Opinion in Nineteenth-Century England" (2017). CUNY Academic Works.