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Thomas Hood & Charles Lamb

Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood & Charles Lamb

the story of a friendship: being the Literary reminiscences of Thomas Hood

by Thomas Hood

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lamb, Charles, -- 1775-1834.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with certain additions by Walter Jerrold.
    ContributionsJerrold, Walter.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18919345M

    Lamb was also cared for by his paternal aunt Hetty, who seems to have had a particular fondness for him. Hood placed on civil pension list. The great French critic Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve admired Lamb's early sonnet "Innocence" so much that Thomas Hood & Charles Lamb book translated it, but most critics then and now agree with Leigh Hunt that Lamb "wanted sufficient heat and music to render his poetry as good as his prose. George Saintsbury: "In criticising the criticism of Charles Lamb one has to walk warily; for is he not one of the most justly beloved of English writers, and are not lovers apt to love more well than wisely? Notwithstanding, Lamb's contributions to Coleridge's second edition of the Poems on Various Subjects showed significant growth as a poet. Some teachers thought these kids were more of a nuisance, but for the most part the entertainment was welcomed as long as it was within reason.

    But Elia is enough to reconcile us to greater impertinencies than even Mr. When Charles read the review, entitled "The Progress of Infidelity", he was filled with indignation, and wrote a letter to his friend Bernard Bartonwhere Lamb declared he hated the review, and emphasised that his words "meant no harm to religion". I remember, I remember The roses, red and white, The violets, and the lily-cups Those flowers made of light! The Letters of Charles Lamb were edited only two years later by Alfred Ainger inand re-edited in and ; these collections numberedand letters respectively, making them in point of size inferior to Hazlitt's edition, and further disfigured by a good deal of bowdlerisation. There are things in that shape which I cannot allow for such. His second edition was published in with letters.

    According to Lamb, he worked primarily on Shakespeare's tragedies, while Mary focused mainly on the comedies. I cannot settle my spirits to it. In the same year, Tales from Shakespeare Charles handled the tragedies; his sister Mary, the comedies was published, and became a best seller for William Godwin 's "Children's Library". Lamb's life was covered up toand further volumes were intended to carry on up to his death inbut to date none have appeared. The publication continued until as part of Amalgamated Press when it was renamed the New London Magazine.


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Lamb's life was covered up toand further volumes were intended to carry on up to his death inbut to date none have appeared. I do not care for a First Folio of Shakspeare. In while tending to Thomas Hood & Charles Lamb book grandmother, Mary Field, in Hertfordshire, Charles Lamb fell in love with a young woman named Ann Simmons.

Scott quickly began a literary row with members of Blackwood, in particular with John Gibson Lockhart in regards to many subjects including Blackwood's virulent criticism of the "Cockney School", under which Leigh Hunt and John Keats were grouped. November, Hood's Athenaeum review of Dickens' Master Humphrey's Clock leads to lasting friendship between the two writers.

This also contained critical "characters" of the old writers, [16] which added to the flow of significant literary criticism, primarily of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, from Lamb's pen.

Here, while out walking one day inLamb fell. On 5 April he went to work in the Accountant's Office for the British East India Companythe death of his father's employer having ruined the family's fortunes.

According to Lamb, he worked primarily on Shakespeare's tragedies, while Mary focused mainly on the comedies.

So, Who Was Thomas Hood?

My poor dear dearest sister in a fit of insanity has been the death of her own mother. I can read any thing which I call a book.

Barnett complained that Lucas appeared not to have read manuscript letters of whose location he was well aware, that on the contrary many, if not most, of the letters are based on previous and faulty editions, and that Lucas has failed to avoid the tendency of editors of Lamb's letters to perpetuate errors and to inaugurate others by overzealous emendation, excessive editing, and downright carelessness.

It is believed that he suffered from smallpox during his early years, which forced him into a long period of convalescence.

In the same year, Tales from Shakespeare Charles handled the tragedies; his sister Mary, the comedies was published, and became a best seller for William Godwin 's "Children's Library".

Charles Lamb

Mary lived on, with a paid companion, till Reid emphasizes his work under his maternal uncle Robert Sands. But Elia is enough to reconcile us to greater impertinencies than even Mr. Manuscripts[ edit ] More than 1, of Lamb's letters survive, scattered among institutions and private collections in Britain and the United States.

October, Second Series of Whims and Oddities issued with great success. The Letters of Charles Lamb, issued by the Bibliophile Society of Boston in with an Thomas Hood & Charles Lamb book by Henry Howard Harper, increased the tally considerably to letters.From to he worked as a journalist in Dundee, Scotland.

While working as the sub-editor of the London Magazine, he met such notable writers of the Romantic epoch as essayists Thomas de Quincey, Charles Lamb, and William Hazlitt, as well as the poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

An editor, publisher, poet, and humorist, Thomas Hood was born in London, the son of a bookseller. As a member of the London literary scene, he was familiar with Hartley Coleridge, Thomas De Quincy, William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and William Wordsworth. Though he was known for his light verse and puns, Hood also depicted the working conditions of the poor.

Charles Lamb was an English essayist with Welsh heritage, best known for his "Essays of Elia" and for the children's book "Tales from Shakespeare", which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb 4/5.The Life, Letters, And Writings Of Charles Lamb: Correspondence [Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd] pdf magicechomusic.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Charles Lamb.The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thomas Hood (Hood, Thomas, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.

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Dublin; and to be had of all dealers in classical literature., ), also by Charles Lamb and John Bull (page images at HathiTrust) Hood, Thomas, Charles Lamb (10 Ebook – 27 December ) was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb (–).Born: 10 FebruaryInner Temple, London, England.