E. V. Lucas | Critical Essay by Claude A. Prance

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of E. V. Lucas.
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Critical Essay by Claude A. Prance

SOURCE: "Edward Verrall Lucas," in The Charles Lamb Bulletin, No. 8, October, 1974, pp. 157-62.

In the following essay, Prance presents an overview of Lucas's work as a writer and editor.

On E V Lucas as a man I cannot comment because we never met, but as a writer he seems to have been an old friend for almost as long as I can remember. We have so many interests in common: old Brighton, Sussex, London, cricket, Charles Lamb and England, to say nothing of painters and picture galleries.

After a day of difficulty and stress, or even after reading a book which requires more than usual concentration, it is a relief and a relaxation to turn to one of Lucas's many volumes of delightful essays which require no particular effort to enjoy their full flavour, or even to divert...

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