Sarah Burton

Standard Name: Burton, Sarah


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death Mary Lamb
Mary Lamb died at 41 Alpha Road, St John's Wood, aged eighty-three.
Sarah Burton gives this address as number 41, while Jane Aaron in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography gives number 40.
Burton, Sarah. A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb. Viking.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Mary Lamb
Crabb Robinson , another minor player, called the distinguished guests [f]ive poets of very unequal worth and most disproportionate popularity, whom the public would rank in the reverse order to their actual achievement. Sarah Burton
Health Mary Lamb
Mary herself, her brother Charles, and the general public all accepted that at the moment of the killing she had not known what she was doing. Charles was relieved from nameless fears when a week...
Literary responses Mary Lamb
Burton writes: The adoption and appropriation of Mary's ideas and expressions in his own work was a natural activity of Charles 's writing, but compared with the retrospective recognition of Dorothy Wordsworth 's contribution to...
Literary responses Mary Lamb
Mary referred to her work as poor little baby-stories, in the context of her own inability (she said in a letter) to write about anything else except her current work.
Lamb, Charles, and Mary Lamb. The Letters of Charles and Mary Anne Lamb. Editor Marrs, Edwin J., Cornell University Press.
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(She reported Charles...
Reception Mary Lamb
Her reputation has remained so enmeshed in that of Charles that until recently ML was often hidden in his shadow. Recent scholarly work, especially by Jane Aaron and Sarah Burton , has begun to remedy...
Travel Mary Lamb
Visits to the countryside were also appreciated, however. Until the death of her great-aunt Ann in July 1779, Mary made many extended visits to her aunt's farm, Mackery End near Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire. She...


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Burton, Sarah. A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb. Viking, 2003.