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2 edition of Edward Lear. found in the catalog.

Edward Lear.

Philip Hofer

Edward Lear.

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Published by Oxford University Press, [distribution by the Typophiles] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[The Typophiles, New York] Monograph, no. 71, Typophiles monograph ;, no. 71.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4879.L2 Z65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5859196M
    LC Control Number62022005
    OCLC/WorldCa939621


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The British poet and painter known for his absurd wit, Edward Lear was born on and began his career as an artist at age His father, a stockbroker of Danish origins, was sent to debtor's prison when Lear was thirteen and the young Lear was forced to earn a living.

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The first edition was published by Thomas McLean on 10 February There were altogether seventy-two limericks in two volumes selling at 3s 6d each. It was the convention at the time for children's books to be published anonymously, so there was no mention of Lear's name in the book.

InLear published a new Book of Nonsense, a huge success that would establish him as a classic. Four years later, Lewis Carroll published Alice in Wonderland.

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Although several editions interpreted by different illustrators exist, there may be room for one more, especially since this poem hasn't been redone as often as some other childhood chestnuts/5(13).

Lear lived in Villa Tennyson until his death in 1. Susan E. Meyer, A Treasury of the Great Children’s Book Illustrators (New York: Harry N. Abrams, ), 2. Ibid, 3. Ibid, Corryn Kosik, Walt Reed Distinguished Scholar, March Illustrations by Edward Lear. The Sense Beneath Edward Lear’s Nonsense.

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The front cover is pixellated, perhaps because the book looks about twice the size it was intended to be (I'm guessing wherever this was printed used the wrong scale) then, for some reason, it credits Virginia Woolf rather than Edward Lear.

When you get inside the book the layout is a mess/5(17). “Edward Lear”, p, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. 28 Copy quote I am almost thanking God that I was never educated, for it seems to me that of those who are so, expensively and laboriously, have lost all before they arrive at my age-& remain like Swift's Stulbruggs-cut and dry for life, making no use of their earlier-gained.

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With almost no formal schooling, he was largely self-taught as a draftsman and painter, earning small amounts by selling anatomical and. First published in under the pseudonym “Old Derry down Derry”, A Book of Nonsense is a collection adapted from the limericks and illustrations Edward Lear created to amuse the grandchildren of Lord Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby, while he was staying with the family at Knowsley Hall.3/5(7).

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