Who is Charles Lamb?

  • (noun): English essayist (1775-1834).
    Synonyms: Lamb, Elia

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 – 27 December 1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847). Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Lucas, his principal biographer, as "the most lovable figure in English literature".

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Charles Valentine Le Grice - Life
... he became a friend of other famous students including Leigh Hunt, Charles Lamb, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge ... His brother, Samuel Le Grice was also a classmate of Charles Lamb and was known to be a great comfort to Lamb after the murder of his mother at the hands of his sister Mary ... In 1796 Charles Le Grice left London for Cornwall where he became a tutor to the son of a wealthy widow named Mrs ...
Edmonton, London - Sites or Buildings of Historic Interest
... Charles Lamb Institute The former public library (closed 1991) opened in 1897 at Fore Street ... (Inside the library by the main entrance were two portrait plaques of Charles Lamb and John Keats by George Frampton, 1908 ... Lamb's Cottage Formerly known as Bay Cottage ...
Charles Lamb - Biographical References
... Life of Charles Lamb by E.V ... Charles Lamb and the Lloyds by E.V ... Charles Lamb and His Contemporaries, by Edmund Blunden, Cambridge University Press, 1933 ...
Lamb (surname)
... Lamb is a surname, and may refer to Alan Lamb, Australian musician and sculptor Allan Lamb, South African and MCC cricketer Amanda Lamb, British television presenter Andrew Lamb (disambiguation ... Lamb, American politician Floyd Lamb, American politician George Lamb, British disc jockey and television presenter Greg Lamb, Zimbabwean cricketer Harold Lamb, American novelist and ... Norman Lamb, British politician Peniston Lamb, 1st Viscount Melbourne Ryan Lamb, English rugby player Robert Lamb, disambiguation page for people of that name Sarah Lamb, American ballet ...
Charles Lamb (disambiguation)
... Charles Lamb (1775–1834) was an English essayist Charles Lamb may also refer to Charles Lamb (politician) (1891–1965), Canadian politician Charles Lamb (Royal Navy officer) (1914–1981 ...

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    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondency, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity.... He is known by his knock.
    —Charles Lamb (1775–1834)