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Edward Lear : a biography

Author: Peter Levi
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner edView all editions and formats
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Edward Lear was an English eccentric and an admirable poet whose nonsense verse has endeared him to generations of Americans. He was also a brilliant watercolorist and an intrepid traveler. To this lively study of the life and work of one of the most eminent Victorians, the distinguished biographer Peter Levi brings poetic sensitivity and wide-ranging erudition.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levi, Peter.
Edward Lear.
New York : Scribner, 1995
(OCoLC)647046473
Named Person: Edward Lear; Edward Lear; Edward Lear
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Levi
ISBN: 0684196883 9780684196886
OCLC Number: 32085244
Description: xxi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Levi.

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Edward Lear was an English eccentric and an admirable poet whose nonsense verse has endeared him to generations of Americans. He was also a brilliant watercolorist and an intrepid traveler. To this lively study of the life and work of one of the most eminent Victorians, the distinguished biographer Peter Levi brings poetic sensitivity and wide-ranging erudition.

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