Susan Tyler Hitchcock: "Mad Mary Lamb" (W.W. Norton)

Susan Tyler Hitchcock: "Mad Mary Lamb" (W.W. Norton)

Lovers of nineteenth century British literature know Mary Lamb as the sister of noted essayist Charles Lamb, as co-author of "Tales from Shakespeare," and as a woman who stabbed her own mother to death. Author Susan Tyler Hitchcock...

Lovers of nineteenth century British literature know Mary Lamb as the sister of noted essayist Charles Lamb, as co-author of "Tales from Shakespeare," and as a woman who stabbed her own mother to death. Author Susan Tyler Hitchcock tells us more about Mary Lamb, her place in the the Romantic literary circle, and about how her crime shaped the rest of her life.

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Susan Tyler Hitchcock

freelance writer and editor

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