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Delphi Complete Works of Charles and Mary Lamb

by Charles Lamb Author · Mary Lamb Author

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In the early years of the nineteenth century, Charles and Mary Lamb published several children's books, including the famous 'Tales from Shakespeare', which would have a lasting influence on the course of children's literature. Charles Lamb is also notable for his essays under the pseudonym Elia for the London Magazine. His style is highly personal and mannered, conjuring nostalgic scenes with humour and pathos. This comprehensive eBook presents Charles and Mary Lamb's complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

  • Beautifully illustrated with images relating to the authors' lives and works

  • Concise introductions to the famous texts

  • Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

  • Excellent formatting of the texts

  • Famous works such as 'Tales from Shakespeare' and 'The Adventures of Ulysses' are fully illustrated with their original artwork

  • Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

  • Easily locate the poems you want to read

  • Includes Lamb's complete prose works

  • Features Charles and Mary Lamb's letters - spend hours exploring the authors' personal correspondence

  • Special criticism section, with 9 essays evaluating Charles Lamb's contribution to literature

  • Features four biographies, including Gilchrist's seminal work on Mary Lamb - discover the authors' intriguing lives

  • Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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    CONTENTS:

    The Collaborative Works

    JOHN WOODVIL

    TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE

    MRS. LEICESTER'S SCHOOL

    POETRY FOR CHILDREN

    Charles Lamb's Fiction

    A TALE OF ROSAMUND GRAY AND OLD BLIND MARGARET

    THE ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES

    Charles Lamb's Plays

    MR H.; OR BEWARE A BAD NAME

    THE PAWNBROKER'S DAUGHTER

    THE WITCH

    THE WIFE'S TRIAL

    Charles Lamb's Non-Fiction

    ON THE TRAGEDIES OF SHAKESPEARE

    WITCHES AND OTHER NIGHT FEARS

    ELIA AND THE LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA

    RECOLLECTIONS OF CHRIST'S HOSPITAL

    MISCELLANEOUS PROSE

    Charles Lamb's Poetry

    POEMS FROM BLANK VERSE

    THE KING AND QUEEN OF HEARTS

    PRINCE DORUS

    SATAN IN SEARCH OF A WIFE

    ALBUM VERSES

    MISCELLANEOUS POEMS

    The Poems

    LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

    LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

    Mary Lamb's Essay

    ON NEEDLE-WORK BY 'SEMPRONIA'

    The Letters

    THE LETTERS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

    The Criticism

    CHARLES LAMB by Thomas de Quincey

    ELIA, AND GEOFFREY CRAYON by William Hazlitt

    CHARLES LAMB by Walter Pater

    CHARLES LAMB by Arthur Symons

    CHARLES LAMB by John Cowper Powys

    CHARLES LAMB by Charles Edwyn Vaughan

    CHARLES LAMB by S. P. B. Mais

    CHARLES LAMB by Hattie Tyng Griswold

    CHARLES LAMB by Augustine Birrell

    THE LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB by Augustine Birrell

    CHARLES LAMB by A. St. John Adcock

    The Biographies

    CHARLES LAMB by Walter Jerrold

    CHARLES LAMB: A MEMOIR by Barry Cornwall

    CHARLES LAMB by Alfred Ainger

    MARY LAMB by Mrs. Gilchrist

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    Publication Date:
    2017

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