Liber Amoris

Some articles on liber amoris:

William Hazlitt - Life and Works - Solitude and Infatuation
... love in a thinly disguised fictional account, published anonymously in May 1823 as Liber Amoris or, The New Pygmalion ... Critics have been divided as to the literary merits of Liber Amoris, which is quite unlike anything else Hazlitt ever wrote ... such as the one in the Globe, 7 June 1823 "The Liber Amoris is unique in the English language and as, possibly, the first book in its fervour, its vehemency, and its careless exposure of passion ...