Charles Lamb: Tales from Shakespear

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  • Anne Markey (Dublin City University)

Tales from Shakespear, Designed for the Use of young Persons, printed for Thomas Hodgkins, manager of the Juvenile Library owned by William and Mary Jane Godwin, was first published in 1807. Announced on the title page as the work of Charles Lamb, the two volumes contained prose adaptations of the following Shakespeare plays:

Vol. 1:
The Tempest;
A Midsummer Night's Dream<…

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Markey, Anne. "Tales from Shakespear". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 21 December 2015
[, accessed 28 September 2016.]