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Why, How, and When to Write on Edward Lear

Matt Bevis, who has edited Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry with James Williams (now available in paperback), published several essays and posted lectures on Edward Lear (search for his name on the blog) has now published a personal memoir … Continue reading

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An Unpublished Poem by Edward Lear

Amy Wilcockson and Edmund Downey have found a previously unknown poem by Edward Lear, dated 22 September 1882 and enclosed in a lettter to Mary Theresa Mundella (1847–1922), daughter of Liberal politician and friend to Lear, Anthony John Mundella (1825–1897). … Continue reading

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Three Edward Lear Events

1. Next Friday, November 15, I will be in Cava de’ Tirreni for a presentation of Edward Lear: Visioni inedite della costa di Amalfi; if you are in the area, please come meet me and the other authors. Download the … Continue reading

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Presentazione del libro Edward Lear: Visioni inedite della Costa di Amalfi

A post in Italian, once in a while. Se siete dalle parti di Amalfi non prdetevi la presentazione del libro sui dipinti di Edward Lear realizzati nella zona: organizzato dal Centro di Cultura e Storia Amalfintana, saranno presenti il prof. … Continue reading

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Inventing Edward Lear

It is not easy to review Sara Lodge’s Inventing Edward Lear (amazon.co.uk, amazon.com); it presents such a wealth of details that it is impossible to do it justice. In this scholarly study, Lodge proposes interpretations of almost all Lear’s classic … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Works in Public Collections

Stephen Duckworth has sent me the results of his and Rowena Fowler’s world-wide search for paintings, watercolours and drawings by Edward Lear which can be admired in public collections. The document, which is too long and complex to be published … Continue reading

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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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