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Published under the pseudonym "Elia," Charles Lambs book, by turns witty, insightful, self-deprecating, and philosophical, offers an unusually warm, human glimpse of life in a circle that included such luminaries as Coleridge, Wordsworth, and William Hazlitt. Published in The London Magazine in the early 1820s, these often nostalgic essays are important documents in the development of autobiographical writing which gained him a devoted following among 19th-century readers.

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Essayist Charles Lamb achieved success through the publication of Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister Mary. He is best known for the essays he wrote under his pseudonym Elia.

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ISBN:
9781843911739
Author:
Lamb, Charles
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Foreword by:
Sweet, Matthew
Foreword:
Sweet, Matthew
Author:
Sweet, Matthew
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Hesperus Classics
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.49 lb

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