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Publisher Description

Famed for his nonsense poem ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’, Edward Lear developed a unique literary nonsense technique in both limericks and prose, which he illustrated with his own hilarious artwork. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete poetical works of Edward Lear, with all the original illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lear's life and works

* Concise introductions to the poetry books

* All the original poetry books and all illustrated with the original illustrations

* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Rare poems posthumously published, not available in other collections

* Excellent formatting of the poems

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry

* Easily locate the poems you want to read

* Includes a special section on Lear's artworks - explore the artist’s naturalist and landscape works

* Features a brief biography

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Poetry Collections

A BOOK OF NONSENSE

NONSENSE SONGS, STORIES, BOTANY AND ALPHABETS

MORE NONSENSE, PICTURES, RHYMES, BOTANY, ETC.

LAUGHABLE LYRICS, A FOURTH BOOK OF NONSENSE POEMS, SONGS, BOTANY, MUSIC, ETC.

NONSENSE SONGS AND STORIES

POSTHUMOUSLY PUBLISHED WORKS


The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


Selected Paintings

LIST OF ARTWORKS


The Biography

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY by Franklin Lushington


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GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2014
July 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
726
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SIZE
13.3
MB

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