Charles Lamb achieved lasting fame as a writer during the years 1820-1825, when he captivated the discerning English reading public with his personal essays in the London Magazine, collected as Essays of Elia (1823) and The Last Essays of Elia (1833). Known for their charm, humor, and perception, and laced with idiosyncrasies, these essays appear to be modest in scope, but their soundings are deep, and their ripples extend to . . .
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For explanation of this title see note to the essay that follows. When reprinting the essay in the Last Essaysof Elia, 1833, Lamb altered the title to the one it now bears: the period referred to thus seeming to be about1798, but really 1801–1803.