Late Summer Reading

Uglow, Jenny. “The Quangle Wangle’s Hat: Edward Lear in the Villa Emily, San Remo.” Lives of Houses. Eds. Kennedy, Kate and Hermione Lee. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. 95-108.

Swaab, Peter. “Edward Lear’s Travels in Nonsense and Europe.” Victorian Comedy and Laughter: Conviviality, Jokes and Dissent. Ed. Lee, Louise. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 75-105.

Nagai, Kaori. “Animal Alphabets: Chesterton’s Dog, Browning’s Rats, Lear’s Blue Baboon.” Imperial Beast Fables: Animals, Cosmopolitanism, and the British Empire. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 155-87. [Not seen.]

Howey, Ann F. “Singing Her Own Song: The Lady/Elaine in Music.” Afterlives of the Lady of Shalott and Elaine of Astolat. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 91-127. [Discusses Lear’s arrangement of “Song of Love and Death.” Not seen.]


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