Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

Born: February 10, 1775

Died: December 27, 1834

Nationality: English

Occupation: Critic

Biography: Charles Lamb was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb. Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as the most lovable figure in English literature.

Source/Notes: The letters of Charles Lamb, with a sketch of his life. The poetical works (1838 edition)

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Source/Notes: The Works of Charles Lamb: Essays of Elia. Rosamund Gray. Recollections of Chirst's hospital. Essays on the tragedies of Shakspeare [etc.] Letters under assumed signatures published in the Reflector. Curious fragments. Mr. H (1838 edition)

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