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How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!

Edward Lear"s selected works

by Lear, Edward

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lear, Edward, 1812-1888,
  • Children"s poetry, English,
  • Nonsense verses, English,
  • Limericks,
  • Nonsense verses,
  • Humorous poetry,
  • English poetry,
  • Limericks

  • About the Edition

    A selection of nonsense verse, with the author"s illustrations, by the great nineteenth-century English humorist. Includes biographical introduction and notes.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementwith an introduction and notes by Myra Cohn Livingston.
    ContributionsLivingston, Myra Cohn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4879.L2 A6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3513965M
    ISBN 100823404625
    LC Control Number82080822
    OCLC/WorldCa8387954

      "How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!" ⁠ Who has written such volumes of stuff! Some think him ill-tempered and queer, ⁠ But a few think him pleasant enough. His mind is concrete and fastidious, ⁠ His nose is remarkably big; His visage is more or less hideous, ⁠ His beard it resembles a wig. He has ears, and two eyes, and ten fingers. How pleasant to know Mr Lear! Comments & Moderation Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly.

      “How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!” Who has written such volumes of stuff! I myself own essential books about the poet-artist by Angus Davidson, Peter Levi, John Lehmann. Mr. Lear Lyrics: How pleasant to know Mr. Lear / How pleasant to know at the end of the day he's near / With a portfolio that daily features diverse creatures / You open the book and it's true.

    The setting ends with a repetition of the last line's "how pleasant" it is to know Mister Lear. The score for How pleasant to know Mr. Lear is available as a free PDF download, though any major commercial performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior arrangement with the composer. How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear. The Essay. Marking the centenary of Edward Lear's birth in , a series considering the exuberant poetry and art of Edward Lear and the influence of 'nonsense' on.


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The pages of the book contain many colour plates of Lear’s art together with reproductions of his letters and cartoons/5(41). How pleasant to know Mr Lear the year before the first Book of Nonsense. Lear’s Old Man with a poker bears a distinct resemblance to Hoffman’s long, red-legg’d scissor-man, while the Old.

Edward Lear liked to tell the story of how he was once sitting in a railway carriage with two women who were reading aloud to children from his Book of a male passenger confidently asserted that ‘There is no such person as Edward Lear’, the writer was obliged to prove his own existence as ‘the painter & author’ (in that order) by showing the passengers his name on his hat.

How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear Analysis. In this How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear analysis, we will engage with the text at a deeper level, unravelling its different facets and meaning. How Pleasant to Know Mr.

Lear as a Nonsense Poem. Edward Lear, a famous cartoonist, was also known for his limericks and nonsense verses. How pleasant to know Mr Lear. Thus, also saw the publication of A Book of Nonsense (now an exceedingly rare book).

Uglow is good on Lear. How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear () On Decemthe year in which The Hunting of the Snark was published, the London Times, under the heading “Christmas Books,” made this statement: “To write nonsense well would seem to be a far harder task than many people might think. The autobiographical ``How Pleasant to Know Mr.

Lear!'' (Lear himself called it ``Self-Portrait of the Laureate of Nonsense'') opens the volume, with Butenko hand-lettering every word; the other three selections pair doodles with mostly mechanical type. Unsurprisingly, the richness of this book lies in Lear's playful but melancholy verse: ``The 5/5(2).

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear. INTRODUCTION. Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful " Books of Nonsense," which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, Januat San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty years.

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Lear. INTRODUCTION. Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful "Books of Nonsense," which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, Januat San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty years.

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear! INTRODUCTION Edward Lear, the artist, Author of "Journals of a Landscape Painter" in various out-of-the-way countries, and of the delightful "Books of Nonsense," which have amused successive generations of children, died on Sunday, Januat San Remo, Italy, where he had lived for twenty years.Buy How Pleasant Know MR Lear by Edward Lear, Bohdan Butenko (Illustrator) online at Alibris.

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