The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense


The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense
ISBN
0142002275
File size
5.1 MB
Year
2002-10-29
Pages
624
Language
File format
PDFePub
Category
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Book Description


The absurd and fanciful verses of Edward Lear-from "The Owl and the Pussy-cat" to "The Jumblies," from "The Scroobious Pip" to countless limericks-have enchanted generations of readers, children and adults alike. This delightful collection, the most comprehensive ever compiled of his work, presents all of Lear's verse and other nonsense writings, including stories, letters, and illustrated alphabets, as well as previously unpublished material. Featuring Lear's own line drawings throughout and an introduction by leading Lear authority Vivien Noakes, this captivating volume reveals a complex man of ample talents, achievements, and influence-and is teeming with timeless nonsense.

The absurd and whimsical verses of Edward Lear-such as "The Owl and the Pussy-cat," "The Jumblies," "The Scroobious Pip," and countless limericks-have enchanted generations of children and adults alike. This delightful volume, the most comprehensive collection ever of his work, presents all of Lear's verse and other nonsense writings, including stories, letters, and illustrated alphabets, as well as previously unpublished material, line drawings, and a fascinating introduction by scholar Vivien Noakes.

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