The Dramatic Essays of Charles Lamb Charles Lamb

ISBN: 9781330346303

Published: September 27th 2015

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The Dramatic Essays of Charles Lamb  by  Charles Lamb

The Dramatic Essays of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 278 pages | ISBN: 9781330346303 | 3.34 Mb

Excerpt from The Dramatic Essays of Charles LambAmericans take a peculiar delight in the humour of Charles Lamb, for he is one of the foremost of American humourists. On the roll which is headed By Benjamin Franklin, and on which the latestMoreExcerpt from The Dramatic Essays of Charles LambAmericans take a peculiar delight in the humour of Charles Lamb, for he is one of the foremost of American humourists.

On the roll which is headed By Benjamin Franklin, and on which the latest signatures were made by Mark Twain and Mr. Bret Harte, no name shines more brightly than Lambs. By the captious it may be objected that he was not an American at all- but surely this should not be remembered to his discredit, - it was a mere accident of birth. Elia could have taken out his naturalization papers at any time. It is related that once a worthy Scotchman, commenting on the well-known fact that all the greatest British authors had come from the far side of the Tweed, and citing in proof thereof the names of Burns and Byron and Scott, was met by the query whether Shakspeare was a Scotchman also.

Reluctantly enough it was acknowledged that he was not, - although he had parts not unworthy of that honour.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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