Weekend Reading

Here are some links to articles on Edward Lear and nonsense for your weekend reading:

Francesca Bombassei Gonella. “‘Everything’s Got a Moral, If Only You Can Fint It’: Modernità, interculturalità e sovversione del canone nella letteratura vittoriana per l’infanzia: Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald ed Edward Lear.” Scorci improvvisi di altri orizzonti: Sguardi interculturali su letterature e civiltà di lingua inglese. Ed. Mario Faraone. Morrisville, NC: Lulu, 2008. (In Italian, Google Books)

Richard Cronin. “Edward Lear and Tennyson’s Nonsense.” Tennyson among the Poets: Bicentenary Essays. Ed. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst and Seamus Perry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. (Google Books)

Kirby Olson. “Edward Lear: Deleuzian Landscape Painter.” Victorian Poetry 31  (1993). In Comedy After Postmodernism: Rereading Comedy from Edward Lear to Charles Willeford.  Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University Press, 2001. (Google Books)

Dirce Waltrick do Amarante. “Edward Lear e seu ‘nonsense’ errantE.” Aletria – Revista de Estudos de Literatura 20 2 (2010). (In Portuguese)

Limericks by Edward Lear. “Genre Readers’ & Writers’ Workshop.” Pelham, NY: Benchmark Education, 2011. (An elementary introduction to limericks, Google Books)

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