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Charles Lamb: A Memoir (Dodo Press)

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140 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.Bryan Waller Procter (1787-1874) who also wrote under the pseudonym Barry Cornwall, was an English poet. Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at Calne, Wiltshire, remaining there until about 1807, when he returned to London to study law. After his marriage in 1824 to Miss Skepper, he returned to his profession as a conveyancer, and was called to the bar in 1831. Most of his verse was composed between 1815, when he began to contribute to the Literary Gazette, and 1823, or at latest 1832. His principal poetical works were: Dramatic Scenes and Other Poems (1819), A Sicilian Story (1820), Marcian Colonna (1820), Mirandola (1821), The Flood of Thessaly (1823) and English Songs (1832). He was also the author of Effigies Poetica (1824), Life of Edmund Kean (1835), Essays and Tales in Prose (1851), Charles Lamb: A Memoir (1866), and of memoirs of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare for editions of their works. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409972549

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Title: Charles Lamb: A Memoir (Dodo Press)

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Bryan Waller Procter (1787-1874) who also wrote under the pseudonym Barry Cornwall, was an English poet. Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at Calne, Wiltshire, remaining there until about 1807, when he returned to London to study law. After his marriage in 1824 to Miss Skepper, he returned to his profession as a conveyancer, and was called to the bar in 1831. Most of his verse was composed between 1815, when he began to contribute to the Literary Gazette, and 1823, or at latest 1832. His principal poetical works were: Dramatic Scenes and Other Poems (1819), A Sicilian Story (1820), Marcian Colonna (1820), Mirandola (1821), The Flood of Thessaly (1823) and English Songs (1832). He was also the author of Effigies Poetica (1824), Life of Edmund Kean (1835), Essays and Tales in Prose (1851), Charles Lamb: A Memoir (1866), and of memoirs of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare for editions of their works.

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Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall) (21 November 1787 – 5 October 1874) was an English poet. Bryan Waller Procter in an 1830 portrait by William Brockedon. Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at Calne, Wiltshire, remaining there until about 1807, when he returned to London to study law. By the death of his father in 1816 he became possessed of a small property, and soon after entered into partnership with a solicitor; but in 1820 the partnership was dissolved, and he began to write under the pseudonym of "Barry Cornwall". After his marriage in 1824 to Miss Skepper, daughter of Mrs Basil Montague, he returned to his profession as a conveyancer, and was called to the bar in 1831. In the following year he was appointed, metropolitan commissioner of lunacy -- an appointment annually renewed until his election as one of the Commissioners in Lunacy constituted by the Lunacy Act 1845. He resigned in 1861.[1] Most of his verse was composed between 1815, when he began to contribute to the Literary Gazette, and 1823, or at latest 1832. His daughter, Adelaide Anne, was also a poet. His principal poetical works were: Dramatic Scenes and other Poems (1819), A Sicilian Story (1820), Marcian Colonna (1820), Mirandola, a tragedy performed at Covent Garden with Macready, Charles Kemble and Miss Foote in the leading parts (1821), The Flood of Thessaly (1823). and English Songs (1832). He was also the author of Effigies poetica (1824), Life of Edmund Kean (1835), Essays and Tales in Prose (1851), Charles Lamb; a Memoir (1866), and of memoirs of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare for editions of their works. A posthumous autobiographical fragment with notes of his literary friends, of whom he had a wide range from William Lisle Bowles to Robert Browning, was published in 1877, with some additions by Coventry Patmore.

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