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Published: 25 August 2016

416 Pages | Over 90 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198708568

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Edward Lear and the Play of Poetry

Edited by James Williams and Matthew Bevis

  • The first collection of exploratory essays on Edward Lear
  • Sets the agenda for future work in the area
  • Provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the field and starting-points for further research
  • Places Lear's work into a wide range of contexts, both among his contemporaries and in a longer perspective
  • Illustrated throughout, with Lear's graphic work
  • Contributors include both established and emerging scholars of Victorian and modern poetry