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Polly Sleepyhead Passes Through a Small Cyclone

Another late strip from Peter Newell‘s series Polly Sleepyhead; it is from 1907, but I do not know the date:

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Polly Sleepyhead and the Screen

A few years ago I put online an almost complete set of Peter Newell’s comic-strip series, The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead, which appeared in the Chicago Tribune and in a few other newspapers from 25 February 1906 to 22 September … Continue reading

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Polly Sleepyhead

My translation of the early episodes of Peter Newell’s Naps of Polly Sleepyhead will be in Italian libraries next week, and the publisher, orecchio acerbo, has a book trailer on YouTube: This is going to be in the Little Big … Continue reading

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Peter Newell’s Wishing Willy

In addition to The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead (1906-1907), Peter Newell produced a second newspaper strip, Wishing Willie (or Willy), published in a few papers, e.g. the Atlanta Constitution, between 3 August and 7 September 1913: a grand total of six … Continue reading

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No More Naps for Polly

In the last episodes of Peter Newell’s The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead the naps disappear, not only from the title: she is now the intended victim of Tom and Dicky’s practical jokes, but she regularly manages to inadvertedly turn the … Continue reading

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Peter Newell, Polly and Her Papa

Peter Newell’s strip “The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead” for 22 April 1906.

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More Naps

Here is another colour full page of The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead by Peter Newell; for 8 April 1906.

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nonsenselit.org is online!

On 12 May 2004, Edward Lear’s birthday, I am at last releasing the new portal for Nonsense literature. The Lear pages do not contain anything new, updating and renewing them is my next project, but you should find lots of … Continue reading

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