Edward Lear


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Noun1.Edward Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)Edward Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
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No wonder that a stanza of 'The Jumblies' prefaces this story and Edward Lear is acknowledged at the end
Lorius domicella, 1837, Edward Lear (1812-88), hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 52.
Early in her tenure I wrote her a love poem in the style of the poets I liked, from Edward Lear to Dylan Thomas.
1812: Limerick writer Edward Lear, author of The Book Of Nonsense, was born in London.
This color-illustrated biography of British writer and natural historian Edward Lear describes his early life, education, and accomplishments, focusing on his drawings of animals, birds, and plants.
To propose or not to propose was an epic question for Edward Lear.
As a child I loved A compendium of Edward Lear poems and limericks, because it had drawings that were funnier than the poems.
If the true founders of English Surrealism might be said to be Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll, Melly, through his winning and debonair portrait, conveys its spirit in whimsical if bittersweet honesty, as Mesens declines in a series of "aggressively clean white rooms" with a mournful insouciance at once his own and his chronicler's.
Interspersed are 40 poems by the likes of Edward Lear, Ted Hughes, Robert Frost and William Shakespeare.
Pip takes his name from an Edward Lear poem (intentionally misspelt) about a creature that doesn't know what it is as it doesn't fit in anywhere, then decides it is The Scroobious Pip.
16 In which century did the verse-writer Edward Lear live and work?
LONDON Christie's sale of Victorian and British Impressionist Art including drawings and watercolors on December 15, in London, includes a strong group of 18 works on paper from the Property of a Gentleman a treasure trove of depictions of Middle Eastern views and subjects by Edward Lear (1812-1888), William James Muller (1812-1845), David Roberts, R.