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Jan 01, Sean rated it liked it Recommends it for: Several times I found myself reading along like a good citizen of the literary highway and Elia essayist Out of the blue I realize I have no idea where I am or how I got there. Som I give up! Some of that is probably my fault, but some of it, I think, just might be the fault of L.
I have too much money invested in sweaters. But B H has nothing sensible to say to my confundment or perplexification on attempting to read L in his guise of E I read "The South Sea House," in which, pointless as it was, Lamb did a fine job of delineating the characters of several persons so carefully I felt I knew them, before he pulled the rug from under me.
As Elia, Lamb severely disagrees with an essay he had written under his own name about the orphanage in which he grew up. As Lamb he seems to have thought it a rather decent place.
As Elia, he found it horrid and abusive, the terrible conditions and hatred of children we expect of that era from having read Dickens.
This was masterful and worth the read. Then I pressed on and read "The two races of Men. He divides humans into two "races: He humorously finds the borrowers to be more expansive and interesting than the lenders.
I was expecting to have a serendipitous time with many witty or insightful observations, but, sadly, no. And I meant to but did not take to heart his practice of reviewing the old year first and then planning for the new. But it was tedious and dull and confusing and I forced myself to the end and then I quit.
By all means, read Lamb for historical interest if you like, and I hope you find it more interesting than I did. But life is short and if you have too many books on your list, skip this one for now.Edmonton, 27 December ) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, /5(6).
Charles, pen name Elia. –, English essayist and critic. He collaborated with his sister Mary on Tales from Shakespeare (). Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; it was first published in book form in , with a second volume, Last Essays of Elia, Author: Charles Lamb.
A humble clerk with the East India Company for much of his life, Charles Lamb () came into his own writing essays "under the phantom cloud of Elia". This assumed name, borrowed from. Film director Kazan is a crossword puzzle clue.
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