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Humorous Poetry English Books

Books con argomento Humorous Poetry English di Genere Poetry

Comic Poems

Comic Poems

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...

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€ 13,40
As I Walked Out One Evening

As I Walked Out One Evening

Auden W. H.  Mendelson Edward 
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...

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€ 13,40
Ten Bourdes

Ten Bourdes

Furrow Melissa M. (EDT) 
edizioni Western Michigan Univ Medieval collana Western Michigan Univ Medieval (Paperback)

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€ 31,90
W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

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...

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€ 25,00