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The Life, Letters, and Writings of Charles Lamb, in Six Volumes: Vol. I

Charles Lamb

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Title: The Life, Letters, and Writings of Charles ...

Publisher: Cosimo Classics

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Paperback. 460 pages. Dimensions: 7.9in. x 5.0in. x 1.2in.Biographer E. V. Lucas deemed him the most lovable figure in English literature, but British poet, playwright, and essayist CHARLES LAMB (1774-1834) was unappreciated during his own lifetime. That Lamb is fondly remembered today is partly the result of the six-volume collection of his work edited and annotated by Irish author and critic PERCY HETHRINGTON FITZGERALD (1834-1925) and first published in 1875. Friend to Coleridge and Wordsworth and author of all manner of delightful works from playful verse for children to insightful essays on Elizabethan drama, Lamb is a hidden treasure of English literature, as his entertaining writings reveal. Complete with Fitzgeralds commentary on Lambs life and legacy, this is a must-read set for lovers of 19th-century English classics. Volume I covers: Lambs parentage, schooldays, and youth insanity of Mary Lamb, his beloved sister early poetic efforts the London Magazine Lambs visit to Paris Lambs friends and companions Lambs character correspondence with Coleridge and more. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781605205724

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Synopsis: Biographer E.V. Lucas deemed him the most lovable figure in English literature, but British poet, playwright, and essayist CHARLES LAMB (1774-1834) was unappreciated during his own lifetime. That Lamb is fondly remembered today is partly the result of the six-volume collection of his work edited and annotated by Irish author and critic PERCY HETHRINGTON FITZGERALD (1834-1925) and first published in 1875. Friend to Coleridge and Wordsworth and author of all manner of delightful works from playful verse for children to insightful essays on Elizabethan drama, Lamb is a hidden treasure of English literature, as his entertaining writings reveal. Complete with Fitzgerald's commentary on Lamb's life and legacy, this is a must-read set for lovers of 19th-century English classics. Volume I covers: ? Lamb's parentage, schooldays, and youth ? insanity of Mary Lamb, his beloved sister ? early poetic efforts ? the "London Magazine" ? Lamb's visit to Paris ? Lamb's friends and companions ? Lamb's character ? correspondence with Coleridge ? and more.

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