Young Reader's Series: Book of Nonsense (Containing Edward Lear's Complete Nonsense Rhymes, Songs, and Stories)

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Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author, and poet, renowned for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularized. Lear's nonsense works are distinguished by a facility of verbal invention and a poet's delight in the sounds of words, both real and imaginary. A stuffed rhinoceros becomes a "diaphanous doorscraper." A "blue Boss-Woss" plunges into "a perpendicular, spicular, orbicular, quadrangular, circular depth of soft mud." His heroes are Quangle-Wangles, ...

Young Reader's Series: Book of Nonsense (Containing Edward Lear's Complete Nonsense Rhymes, Songs, and Stories) 2009, Indoeuropeanpublishing.com

ISBN-13: 9781604440447

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