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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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