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Reviews of the Ikon Exhibition: Edward Lear Moment by Moment

I’m starting a tour of Wales &c. today and will be away for a couple of weeks, but I want to recommend again the Ikon exhibition in Birmingham, and in particular the great catalogue, with essays by Matthew Bevis, Jenny … Continue reading

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Music from Edward Lear’s Works

I have started revising the page on Recording of Edward Lear Poems inserting links to the pieces available on Tidal and/or Spotify (of course they may be available on other services too). Here is a just-published CD which includes the … Continue reading

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Symposium: Edward Lear in the Round Now Online (timing)

If, like me, you only managed to see part of the symposium on Edward Lear in the Round and are a bit overwhelmed by its six and a half hours,maybe you will find my timing breakup of the schedule useful. … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: Moment to Moment Exhibition and Symposiom

Just a quick reminder that the exhibition Edward Lear: Moment to Moment, at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham will be opening next Saturday, 9 October. In addition, on Monday, 12 September, there will be a symposium: Edward Lear in the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear: Moment to Moment

The exhibition, Edward Lear: Moment to Moment, opening on 9 September, now has a web page where you can find more information. Co-curated by Matt Bevis and Jonathan Watkins at Ikon in Birmingham.

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Edward Lear, Moment to Moment

Building on the success of the AHRC Knowing Edward Lear project, Edward Lear, Moment to Moment will be the first exhibition solely devoted to Lear’s sketches and landscape drawings from across the whole span of his career. It will take place in Autumn 2021 at … Continue reading

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Edward Lear in Amalfi

I do not know how I could forget to mention that the catalogue I contributed to is now available on Amazon.it, but not from the other stores: My contributions are a general introduction to Lear’s life up to 1844, his … Continue reading

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More Summer Readings

Lecercle, Jean-Jacques. “Le nonsense entre image et texte.” Image [&] Narrative 19.2 (2018): 51-60. [Largely devoted to Edward Lear’s limericks.] Lecercle, Jean-Jacques. “Bêtise du limerick.” Humoresques 42 (2015-2017): 63-74. [Humoresques. This is mentioned in the article above, I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Learical Tennysons

LINCS to the Past, a project “focused on giving access to cultural heritage collections,” and the Arts and Humanities Research Council sponsor a new website, Learical Tennysons, dedicated to Edward Lear’s relationship to Alfred Tennyson and his family. It has been … Continue reading

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Edward Lear in Malta

I wrote the review below exactly one year ago for a newsletter of the Edward Lear Society that never appeared. Even though it is too late to visit the exhibition, you may still be able to order the book: it contains the … Continue reading

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