The Essays of Elia

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Read Books Ltd, 08.01.2013 - 348 Seiten
Charles Lamb was considered the most delightful of English essayists in the middle of the 19th century. Essays of Elia is a collection of his finest work. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pomona Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
 

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Essays of Elia

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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 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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INTRODUCTION BY AUGUSTINE BIRRELL
OXFORD IN THE VACATION
THE TWO RACES OF
MRS BATTLES OPINIONS ON WHIST
A CHAPTER ON EARS
A QUAKERS MEETING
VALENTINES
WITCHES AND OTHER NIGHTFEARS
MY RELATIONS
MACKERY END IN HERTFORDSHIRE
THE OLD BENCHERS OF THE INNER TEMPLE
GRACE BEFORE MEAT
MY FIRST PLAY
DISTANT CORRESPONDENTS

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