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Comic Verse: Classics of Humorous Poetry in English

Comic Verse: Classics of Humorous Poetry in English [Kindle Edition]

Lewis Carroll , Edward Lear , Harry Graham , W S Gilbert , Ambrose Bierce , Thomas Hood , Alexander Pope , John Wilmot , Benjamin Franklin King , Emily Dickinson , Christopher Wilson

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A new anthology - from Lollapalooza - of classics of comic and humorous verse in English written from 1500 onwards, presenting well-known and much-loved works alongside less familiar or celebrated gems. The collection offers the classic works of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, W S Gilbert; the dark, callous wit of Harry Graham; the needle-sharp ascerbic work of Ambrose Bierce; the virtuosity of Thomas Hood, Oliver Goldsmith, Alexander Pope; the affectionate, witty eroticism of Andrew Marvel, John Wilmot and Charles Sedley; the poetry of William Cowper, J G Saxe, Sam Walter Foss, Benjamin Franklin King, Bret Harte, G K Chesterton, amid a welter of anonymous wit.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 722 KB
  • Print Length: 449 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Lollapalooza (5 Jan 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #116,355 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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