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2 edition of general introduction to Charles Lamb. found in the catalog.

general introduction to Charles Lamb.

Bernard Lake

general introduction to Charles Lamb.

Together with a special study of his relation to Robert Burton, the author of the "Anatomy of melancholy."

by Bernard Lake

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Published by Folcroft Press in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834.,
  • Burton, Robert, 1577-1640.,
  • Burton, Robert, 1577-1640 -- Influence.,
  • Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.,
  • Depression, Mental, in literature.,
  • Melancholy in literature.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4864 .L3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5337541M
    LC Control Number72190935

    Writing as "Elia," Charles Lamb remarks that the Faerie Queene is a poor choice for filling "five or six impatient minutes, before the dinner is quite ready." This catalogue-essay is one of several similar things by romantic essayists, an indication of the new prestige accorded to book-collecting and private libraries, though Lamb himself.   Buy a cheap copy of Tales from Shakespeare book by Charles Lamb. The Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb were written to be an 'introduction to the study of Shakespeare', but are much more entertaining than that. All Free shipping over $/5(5).

    Charles Lamb, –, English essayist, b. London. He went to school at Christ's Hospital, where his lifelong friendship with Coleridge began. Lamb was a clerk at the India House from to In his sister Mary Ann Lamb (–) in a fit of temporary insanity attacked and wounded their father and stabbed and killed their. Tales From Shakespeare by Charles Lamb. THE SIGNET CLASSIC SHAKESPEARE SERIES The Work of the World’s Greatest Dramatist A great way to enjoy twenty of Shakespeare’s timeless plays, this volume is a retelling of the stories in prose by the famous nineteenth-century brother and sister Charles and Mary Lamb.

    More editions of The Letters of Charles Lamb (Volume 1): The Letter of Charles Lamb, Newly Arranged (Volume 1); With Additions Ed., With Introduction and Notes: ISBN () Softcover, General Books LLC, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages 17 cm. Contents: Books and paintings: Detached thoughts on books and reading; Readers against the grain; On the genius and character of Hogarth --In general: A bachelor's complaint of the behaviour of married people; Grace before meat; Distant correspondents; The convalescent; A Quaker's meeting --Poems: .


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Charles Lamb, (born Feb. 10,London, Eng.—died Dec. 27,Edmonton, Middlesex), English essayist and critic, best known for his Essays of Elia (–33). Lamb went to school at Christ’s Hospital, where he studied until He was a near contemporary there of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and of Leigh Lamb found employment as a clerk at East India House (the.

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A General Introduction to Charles Lamb: Together With a Special Study of His Relation to Robert BurtonAuthor: Bernard Lake. Charles Lamb, one of the most engaging personal essayists of all time, began publishing his unforgettable, entertaining Elia essays in the London Magazine in ; they were so immediately popular that a book-length collection was published in Inventing the persona of “Elia” allowed Lamb to be shockingly honest and to gain a playful.

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The whole series of English Histories is left unattempted, as well as the Roman plays; and of the few that remain, “Love’s Labor’s Lost” is the only one the. Free PDF Download Books by Charles Lamb. This edition contains all the 'Elia' essays that Lamb collected in book form, with full notes and an introduction by Jonathan Bate, in which he argues that the.

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