Mary Lamb





Mary Lamb


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
December 03, 1764

Died
May 20, 1847


Mary Ann Lamb (3 December 1764 – 20 May 1847), was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb. She is best known today for her collaboration with Charles on the collection Tales from Shakespeare. Mary suffered from mental illness, and in 1796 she stabbed her mother to death during a mental breakdown. She was confined to mental facilities off and on for most of her life. She and Charles presided over a literary circle in London that included the poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, among others.

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Tales from Shakespeare

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Tales from Shakespear (Volu...

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Shakespeare for Children

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All Shakespeare's Tales: Ta...

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Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare

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The Taming of the Shrew

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Shakespeare. Classics For K...

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The Winter's Tale

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