Humorous Poetry English Books
Books con argomento Humorous Poetry English di Genere Poetry
Washington Peter (EDT)
edizioni Everymans Library collana Everymans Library (Hardcover) , 2001
This treasury of humorous poems brings together a sparkling constellation of witty poets–from Lord Rochester to Lewis Carroll, from Edward Lear to Ogden Nash, from Dorothy Parker to W. H. Auden–and embraces a wide range of forms, including limericks, clerihews, ballads, sonnets, and nonsense verse.Comic Poems is studded...
As I Walked Out One Evening
Auden W. H.
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback)
W. H. Auden once defined light verse as the kind that is written by poets who are democratically in tune with their audience and whose language is straightforward and close to general speech. Given that definition, the 123 poems in this collection all qualify; they are as accessible as popular songs yet have the wisdom...
Furrow Melissa M. (EDT)
edizioni Western Michigan Univ Medieval collana Western Michigan Univ Medieval (Paperback)
W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse
Auden W. H.
Mendelson Edward (FRW)
edizioni New York Review of Books collana New York Review of Books (Paperback)
Auden's celebrated anthology of light verse is packed with surprising finds while also offering a striking rethinking of the poetic canon. Commissioned by Oxford University Press in the 1930s, when Auden's own work was at its boldest, the book caught its original publisher off guard. For it is less a collection of...