Essays of Elia

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Putnam, Jul 23, 2017 - 244 pages
It is one of the representative works of Charles Lamb. The essays of Charles Lamb are featured with delicate writing, sincere feeling and are interesting and charming. The book collects 28 essays, they are: 01. The South-Sea House 02. Oxford In The Vacation 03. Christ's Hospital Five-And-Thirty Years Ago 04. The Two Races Of Men 05. New Year's Eve 06. Mrs Battle's Opinions On Whist 07. A Chapter On Ears 08. All Fools' Day 09. A Quakers' Meeting 10. The Old and The New Schoolmaster 11. Valentine's Day 12. Imperfect Sympathies 13. Witches And Other Night-Fears 14. My Relations 15. Mackery End, In Hertfordshire 16. Modern Gallantry 17. The Old Benchers Of The Inner Temple 18. Grace Before Meat 19. My First Play 20. Dream-Children; A Reverie 21. Distant Correspondents 22. The Praise Of Chimney-Sweepers 23. A Complaint Of The Decay Of Beggars In The Metropolis 24. A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig 25. A Bachelor's Complaint Of the Behaviour Of Married People 26. On Some Of The Old Actors 27. On The Artificial Comedy Of The Last Century 28. On The Acting Of Munden

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Lamb's Elia essays originally appeared in London Magazine in 1820 and proved so popular that the pieces were collected and released as a single volume in 1823. This University of Iowa reprint is a ... Read full review

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