Richard Holt Hutton

The melancholy of Middlemarch (1872)

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Richard Holt Hutton
Richard Holt Hutton Hutton edited The Spectator alongside Meredith Townsend from 1861 until his death in 1897, and was in charge of the magazine's literary coverage. He was editor of The Economist from 1857 to 1861, and founded a now defunct journal with Walter Bagehot in 1855. He was regarded as one of the finest literary critics of his generation.


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