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Lamb, Charles (1775-1834), essayist

Peter Swaab

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Family and early years | Christ's Hospital | From Christ's Hospital to the death of Mrs Lamb | Early writings, literary associations, 1796-1802 | Theatre and children's literature, 1802-1815 | London life and the essays of Elia, 1815-1825 | Years of retirement, 1825-1834 | Assessment

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