The New York Times at last reviews Jenny Uglow’s Lear biography, Mr Lear:
David Orr, There Once Was a Man Who Felt Lonely: A Biographer Considers Edward Lear’s Art and Its Sources.
A few week ago Peter Byrne, a frequent commentator on this blog, sent me his latest book, Everywhere Tales, a collection of short stories which opens with one on Edward Lear and Giorgio in Malta, based on Lear’s diaries. It is available, among other online bookshops, from Amazon.it.
Finally, for a philosophical approach to Nonsense you can visit Semiotix: A Global Information Magazine and read Per Aage Brandt’s “A Note on the Meaning of Nonsense“.