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ISBN-10: 1406549096

ISBN-13: 9781406549096

Edition: 2008

Authors: Charles Lamb

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Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was an English essayist with Welsh heritage, best known for his The Last Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare (1807), which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764-1847). Charles and Mary both suffered periods of mental illness, and Charles spent six weeks in a psychiatric hospital during 1795. He was, however, already making his name as a poet. Despite Lamb's bouts of melancholia, both he and his sister enjoyed an active and rich social life. Their London quarters became a kind of weekly salon for many of the most outstanding theatrical and literary figures of the day. Amongst his famous works are Rosamund Gray (1798), John…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English