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Lamb, Charles 1775-1834

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Works: 2,780 works in 10,453 publications in 22 languages and 101,620 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Paraphrases  Biographies 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Adapter, Attributed name, Creator, Other, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Illustrator, Compiler, Recipient
Classifications: PR4863, 824.7
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Most widely held works by Charles Lamb
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

1,336 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 10,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose
Essays of Elia : Last essays of Elia by Charles Lamb( Book )

840 editions published between 1753 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published under the pseudonym 'Elia, ' Charles Lamb's series of essays on subjects ranging from the impressionability of schoolboys to the peculiarity of one's relations, from the pitfalls of lending books to the delights of a roast meal, gained him a devoted following among nineteenth-century readers. By turns witty, insightful, self-deprecating and philosophical, in these essays Lamb offers an unusually warm, human glimpse of life in a circle that included such luminaries as Coleridge, Wordsworth, and William Hazlitt
Once upon a time : the fairy tale world of Arthur Rackham by Margery Darrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains Rip Van Winkle, The lady and the lion, The frog prince, Rapunzel, Briar rose, Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Alice's adventures in wonderland, Three tales from Shakespeare (The taming of the shrew, A midsummer night's dream, Romeo and Juliet), A Christmas carol, Fables by Aesop, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
More classics to read aloud to your children by William F Russell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections for reading aloud from poems, novels, and plays by Blake, Longfellow, O. Henry, Twain, Shakespeare, Poe, and other well-known authors
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

169 editions published between 1837 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents prose retellings of twenty of William Shakespeare's comedies and tragedies, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Romeo and Juliet," and "Macbeth."
The last essays of Elia by Charles Lamb( Book )

137 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1833 follow-up to Lamb's popular Essays of Elia (1823) collects more of the essays that established his reputation as one of the supreme English masters of the form. Included is what many critics consider to be his best short work, Old China, as well as the essays Christ's Hospital Five-and-Thirty Years Ago," A Chapter on Ears," and A Bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People."
Poetry for children by Charles Lamb( Book )

49 editions published between 1819 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eighty-five poems on topics of interest to children. Also includes three stories in verse: "The King and Queen of Hearts", "Prince Dorus", and "Beauty and the Beast."
Lamb's criticism; a selection from the literary criticism of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )

25 editions published between 1923 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays of Elia and the last essays of Elia by Charles Lamb( Book )

77 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Ulysses by Charles Lamb( Book )

118 editions published between 1808 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay; with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1980 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays written by people such as Sir Philip Sidney and Thomas Babington Macaulay
The works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )

22 editions published between 1903 and 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Leicester's school, or, The history of several young ladies by Charles Lamb( Book )

77 editions published between 1809 and 1904 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Lamb, a distinguished English essayist, collaborated with his sister, Mary, to create enthralling prose retellings for young readers of some of Shakespeare's most beloved works. This selection from their 1807 publications features The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; As You Like It; The Merchant of Venice; King Lear; Macbeth; The Taming of the Shrew; Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; and Othello."What these tales shall have been to the young readers," Charles Lamb wrote, "that and much more it is the writers' wish that the true plays of Shakespeare may prove to them in older years -- enrichers of the fancy, strengtheners of virtue, a withdrawing from all selfish and mercenary thoughts, a lesson of all sweet and honorable thoughts and actions. To teach courtesy, benignity, generosity, humanity: for of examples, teaching these virtues, his pages are full."Simple and compelling, these vibrant retellings of the great playwright's timeless tales will undoubtedly charm readers of all ages
Charles Lamb on Shakespeare by Charles Lamb( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Charles Lamb, newly arranged, with additions by Charles Lamb( Book )

39 editions published between 1886 and 1973 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specimens of English dramatic poets, who lived about the time of Shakespeare. With notes by Charles Lamb( Book )

34 editions published between 1808 and 1910 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes selections, in verse, from plays by dramatists other than Shakespeare
A tale of Rosamund Gray and old blind Margaret by Charles Lamb( Book )

29 editions published between 1798 and 2010 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1981 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Charles Lamb, to which are added those of his sister, Mary Lamb. Edited by E.V. Lucas by Charles Lamb( Book )

50 editions published between 1909 and 1968 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chʻa-erh-ssu Lan-mu 1775-1834

Charles Lamb Brits schrijver (1775-1834)

Charles Lamb critique littéraire, poète, essayiste et humoriste

Charles Lamb englischer Dichter

Charles Lamb scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo inglese

Elia.

Elia 1775-1834

Elia 1775-1834 Schriftsteller

Elia, Lewis d'.

Elia Lewis d' 1775-1834

Elia Schriftsteller 1775-1834

Lamb, C.

Lamb, C. 1775-1834

Lamb, Čarlis 1775-1834

Lamb, Charles 1775-1834

Lamb, K.

Lamb, Karol.

Lamb, Károly 1775-1834

Lan-mu, Chʻa-erh-ssu 1775-1834

Lanmu, Chaersi 1775-1834

Lèm, Čarl'z.

Lėm, Čarlʹz 1775-1834

Ламб Ч. 1775-1834

Лемб Ч. 1775-1834

Лэм, Чарлз поэт, публицист и литературный критик

Лэм, Чарльз 1775-1834

Чарлз Лэм поэт, публицист и литературный критик

Чарльз Лем

Чарльз Лэм

Элия 1775-1834

לם, צ'ארלז

למב, צ'ארלס

למב, צ'רלס

למב, צ'רלס 1775-1834

למב, צ'רלס, סופר בריטי

تشارلز لام

لام، تشارلس

لمب، تشارلس

چارلز لمب

ਚਾਰਲਸ ਲੈਂਬ

சார்லஸ் லாம்

လမ့်၊ ချား

ჩარლზ ლემი

램, C 1775-1834

램, 차알스 1775-1834

램, 차알즈 1775-1834

램, 찰스 1775-1834

램, 찰즈 1775-1834

램, 챨스 1775-1834

램, 챨즈 1775-1834

엘리아 1775-1834

찰스 램

チャールズ・ラム

チャールズ.ラム 1775-1834

ラム

ラム, チャールズ

兰姆, 查尔斯 1775-1834

查爾斯·蘭姆

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Essays of Elia : Last essays of EliaMore classics to read aloud to your childrenTales from ShakespearePoetry for childrenThe adventures of UlyssesTen tales from ShakespeareCharles Lamb on ShakespeareA tale of Rosamund Gray and old blind Margaret