The Pawnbroker's Daughter
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Pawnbroker's Daughter by Charles Lamb
Book DescriptionCharles 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 Woodvil (1802), Poetry for Children (1808), Mr. H-: A Farce in Two Acts (1806), A Masque of Days, Mrs. Leicester's School (1809), Essays, The Witch, Album Verses, With a Few Others, Poems, Sonnets and Blank Verses and The Wife's Trial; or, The Intruding Widow.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781406549072
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 14-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Lamb
Adventures of Ulysses, Paperback (December 2013)
Originally published in 1921, this book presents Charles Lamb's version of the Odyssey.
Selected Prose, Paperback (August 2013)
Brings together the prose writings of the great early nineteenth-century essayist Charles Lamb, whose shrewd wit and convivial style have endeared him to generations of readers. This title discusses how his tragic life and sainted reputation, caring for his mentally ill sister Mary, belied the quality of his work.
Tales from Shakespeare, Hardback (May 2013)
Popular retellings of Shakespeare's plays receive a stunningly original treatment in this keepsake hardcover edition. Numerous black-and-white and 50 full-page colour illustrations include works by Rackham, Dulac, and other artists from the Golden Age of Illustration.
Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, Paperback (February 2013)» View all books by Charles Lamb
This expanded two-volume 1835 anthology brings together some of most striking passages of Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.
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