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Charles Lamb Charles Lamb (1775-1834) collaborated with his sister Mary (1764-1847) on Tales from Shakespeare (1807), and his Specimens of English Dramatic Poets (1808) helped to revive interest in Elizabethan plays.

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As "Elia" he contributed essays to the London Magazine from 1820 (collected 1823 and 1833).

Born in London, Lamb was educated at Christ's Hospital. He was a contemporary of Coleridge, with whom he published some poetry in 1796.

He was a clerk at India House (1792-1825), when he retired to Enfield. His sister Mary stabbed their mother to death in a fit of insanity 1796, and Charles cared for her between her periodic returns to an asylum.

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Charles Lamb was a English essayist and critic.

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Date Added: 08 May '12

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