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James Williams’s Edward Lear (A Review)

Some things never change, the world is declining, and only a very few things seem to be getting better with the passing of time. This is certainly the case with the “Writers and their Work” series: when James Williams told … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Concert at Knowsley

The Edward Lear Society is planning an event at Knowsley Hall on 7th March 2019 with Sara Lodge’s presence who, in addition to an illustrated talk on her latest book, Inventing Edward Lear, will present a performance of songs that Lear wrote, sang or re-worded, … Continue reading

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New and Newer to Read on Edward Lear

James Williams, whose recent Edward Lear for the “Writers and Their Work” series is an invaluable guide to all aspects of the king of nonsense’s production, has written a long review of Jenny Uglow’s Mr Lear: A Life of Art and … Continue reading

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Readings and Listenings

I missed this review of Jenny Uglow’s Mr Lear, you can read it here. Listen to three Edward Lear arrangements, in Hungarian Translatio, by György Kósa: The music comes from Kósa György: Home Concert – Songs and Chamber Works; Bokor Jutta, Judit … 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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A Call for Papers

Jasmine Jagger,co-editor with Matthew Bevis of the Knowing Edward Lear Project, and curator of the Learical Tennyson online exhibition, informs me that there will be a special issue of Victorian Poetry devoted to Edward Lear in 2020. Here is the … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Diaries & More Reading Material

The Houghton Library blog has posted the second part of Matt Bevis’s series on Edward Lear devoted to the importance of the diaries which, as I’m sure most of you know, are available online as images and partial transcripts. It seems … Continue reading

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